Building bridges in STEM class! We have now tried four different types! Three are bundled and one is available separately. All include teacher directions, lab sheets, hints, and photos!

Building bridges in STEM class! We have now tried four different types! Three are bundled and one is available separately. All include teacher directions, lab sheets, hints, and photos!

Building Bridges: Their task was simple: build a bridge that was strong enough to hold a plastic cup filled with 100 pennies.

Building Bridges: Their task was simple: build a bridge that was strong enough to hold a plastic cup filled with 100 pennies.

six different types of bridges: beam, arch, suspension, cable-stayed, truss, and cantilever

six different types of bridges: beam, arch, suspension, cable-stayed, truss, and cantilever

This is sort of what I was talking about in my post on STEM in my classroom with the reproduction of the pyramids, aqueducts, etc. How these feats were acheived using engineering / technology of the past.

This is sort of what I was talking about in my post on STEM in my classroom with the reproduction of the pyramids, aqueducts, etc. How these feats were acheived using engineering / technology of the past.

http://www.engineeringcareeroptions.com/ has a guide on everything pertinent for those looking to enter the Engineering field.

http://www.engineeringcareeroptions.com/ has a guide on everything pertinent for those looking to enter the Engineering field.

This was a week of challenges for us. Last Friday at CC there was a project introduced for the students to build bridges made from straws, r...

This was a week of challenges for us. Last Friday at CC there was a project introduced for the students to build bridges made from straws, r...

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