Who Built That NYS Thruway Bridge Anyway?
Students discover how engineers determine the best designs for bridge construction. They see how bridge constructions relates Engineering to Geometry. They see the implications and consequences of bridge design on your community/world.
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New Review Build a Bridge
Build a bridge to bridge the connection between the abstract and the concrete. The seventh installment of an 11-part unit on architecture has teams build a bridge out of Popsicle sticks that spans the greatest distance while supporting a...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Some Potential Dangers When Solving Equations
Need a less abstract approach to introducing extraneous solutions? This is it! Young mathematicians explore properties used to solve equations and determine which operations maintain the same solutions. They eventually find that squaring...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Paper Suspension Bridges: You Want Me To Go Up There?
A few class periods will be required to complete this physics investigation with your high schoolers. There is an unavailable video written into the lesson plan, but there is plenty of material here to bridge the gap. Two terrific...
9th - 12th Science
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate...
7th - 11th Math
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts