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Suspension Bridge Drawing Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students study the basic artistic styles of suspension bridges. They follow step-by-step instructions to draw a suspension bridge. Students discover volcabulary related to the architecture of bridges. They examine websites of bridges.
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Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSometimes bridge building is a family business. An enlightening video describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the engineering principles behind suspension bridges. Viewers also learn about the people who led the project,...
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For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Spanning across time—well, maybe not time. Using simple materials, teams design, draw, and then construct a bridge. Teams build the strongest, safest, and most economical bridge using the materials from the supply price list. Each team...
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The Physics of Bridges

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Stability is key when building a bridge. Scholars explore the forces acting upon bridges through an analysis of Newton's Laws and Hooke's Law. The activity asks individuals to apply their learning by building a bridge of their own.
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The Physics of Bridges

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Construction engineers research types of bridges online and diagram the forces exerted on each. The create different shaped trusses and test for strength. Finally, they will form teams and compete in "Physics Olympics: Bridge Building."...
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Bridge Builders

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research bridges from around the world looking for the Parisian architecture. They identify arch, suspension, cable and covered bridges. They draw half a bridge utilizing Crayola Erasable Markers. They construct their bridge...
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Do Some Research - Suspension Bridges - Golden Gate Bridge

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine what the second largest suspension bridge in the world, that is located in San Francisco, California, is called. They write the answer on the blue...
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Civil Engineering: Designing Bridges

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine the bridges of the United States. They discuss the concept of balance. They draw their own design of a suspension bridge.
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Challenge Cards

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can you build it? Yes you can! This interactive game includes four design challenges presented on separate cards. The cards outline the challenges with limited restrictions but with an end goal in mind. The competitions include building...
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Famous Bridges

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain how significant bridges are in our lives. In this technology instructional activity, students research the history and characteristics of their assigned bridge and draw it on butcher block paper. They write a short tour...
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Construction Technologies: Construct the Strongest Bridge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate how engineers use different types of bridges for different places. In small groups they design and construct bridges for three different scenarios, and answer a series of investigating questions applied to the...
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Building a Bridge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design a bridge. In this science lesson, students research different types of bridges and create a bridge using marshmallows, toothpicks and construction paper.
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Bridge Construction

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students build a model of a bridge and test the amount of weight it support. They identify different types of bridges: suspension, arch, girder, truss, cantilever, cable-stayed and moveable.
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Building Bridges

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students, in groups, design and test a scale bridge. They use the Internet to research three basic bridge designs -- beam, arch, and suspension -- and the forces that act upon them.
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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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What Structural Challenges Do Bridge Builders Face Today?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the process of constructing a bridge. They study the meaning of structural force and draw pictures of examples. Students identify the types of building materials have been used in history to construct bridges and how...
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The Chaos Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students measure and predict the behavior of a fractal.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups, and participate in an activity that includes drawing triangles and coloring vertices. 
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Forest Canopies: View from the Top

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the economic and ecological benefits of forest canopies. They read and discuss an article, answer questions, conduct research, draw field sketches of a canopy ecosystem, conduct a feasibility study, or prepare tourist...
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The Truth About Triangles and Squares

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the patterns associated with both triangular and square numbers. They use counters as manipulatives to depict the numbers as needed but focus on problem solving using mental math techniques.