Engineering Design: Building Bridges
Extend learning with these resources.
Pre- and post-visit activities
Dynamic Skyscrapers (PDF)
Design, build and test model skyscrapers as you learn about forces that affect real skyscrapers.
Straw Bridges (PDF)
Work in teams to design, build and test model bridges as you determine how shape affects the strength of structures.
PBS: Building Big
American Society of Civil Engineers: Kids, Parents, Teachers
Historical Bridges of Cook County
Bridge Building Contest
Fast Forward: Inventing the Future
American Society of Civil Engineers: Career Paths in Civil Engineering