Activities

Cable-stayed Bridge

Participants work together to make a large-scale model of a cable-stayed bridge that is put together like a real one, with bridge segments hanging from two towers. In doing so, they see that such a bridge must balance the forces of tension and compression to support a given load.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Structures
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:30 minutes or less
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