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The Physics of Bridges

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." This outstanding resource provides all of the lab sheets and terrific teacher's notes.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Physics
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
2 more...
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Included Materials
  • The Physics of Bridges Activity Sheets 1-4
  • Activity
  • Rubric