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21st Century Math Projects -- Engaging Middle & High School Real World Math Projects: Toothpick Bridge -- STEM Project

Tpt activity for future purchase Century Math Projects -- Engaging Middle & High School Real World Math Projects: Toothpick Bridge -- STEM Project

What a fun STEM project for kids! Build straw bridges to learn about engineering.

What a fun STEM project for kids! Build straw bridges to learn about engineering.

making bridges with toothpicks and gumdrops! Engineer activity pin- for fun science fridays

Gumdrop Bridges

This is a general guide of how to make gumdrop bridges. It can work great for a large class room of first to third grade students to teach them about engineers, planning, and design.

Step 0: Toothpick Bridge Project

Toothpick Bridge Project

The objective of this project was to build a bridge using nothing but school glue and toothpicks. Our teacher have us credit for just simply building a bridge but gave us extra points for every pound it held with the maximum being 30 pounds.

Educators Guide- pbs.org -Illustration of suspension bridge, showing direction of compression and tension forces.  Suspension Bridge Activity exploring compression and tension.

Engineering Project for kids! Build your own suspension bridge! Site is a great resource for hand-on science for kids,

Truss Bridge 2 – Straws & Tape (A Challenge Project)

Truss Bridge 2 – Straws & Tape (A Challenge Project)

Straw Bridge, Stem Projects, Physical Science Projects, Science Education, Science Fun, Science Ideas, Science Experiments, School Kids, Elementary Schools

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