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6 resources with the keyterm tacoma narrows bridge

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Many Kinds of Bridges

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine how there are many elements that need to be considered before building a bridge. Groups are given materials and they are to make a structure that can hold an object in suspension.
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Crossing the Narrows: Idea & Dream,...to 1937

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students decide which group they would like to be a member of discussing the Tacoma Narrowns Bridge. Each group researches the same questions but have different answers depending on the group they are in.
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Galloping Gertie

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read a poem and are to write another poem using the words given. They are also to develop a monument and narrative of the bridge and its collapse.
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Tacoma Narrows Bridge Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers design and construct a suspension bridge. Math is used to compare the actual measurements of the bridge to the student's version.
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Timeline - Curriculum Connections

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research a timetable for the building of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. After the research is completed, students construct a graph and come up with different proposals for the building of the bridge.
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Galloping Who?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders do an Internet search to find out about Galloping Gertie and what caused the bridge to fail.