Grade 9-12 Collection: Bridges & Beyond


Students will learn about deflection and load capacity as they engineer a foam beam (Building Begins with a Beam), consider structural integrity, strong building design, and materials as they build a house of cards (Critical Load), and design a tower that meets specific design constraints and can withstand a high winds (Windy City Tower).

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Discipline:Civil
Topic(s):Structures
Grade:9-12
Time:Multiple Day Lessons

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