This lesson looks at that materials used in building the Shard tower and the environmental impact of it's construction. Glass facade and recycled steel strcuture. 3 part lesson, could be made into 2 lessons/homework. Powerpoint presentation and accompanying information handout. Having science museum putty is an advantage but not essential. New materials, construction, C2, choices, environment, integration, promotion, London, how science works, using real life examples, cross curricular, chemistry, physics.