Given limited materials and engineering constraints, students learn how to use the engineering design process to design and construct a draw bridge that can raise and lower for approaching vessels.
Related Engineering Disciplines: Civil, Structural, and Mechanical
This pack includes enough materials for 50 students in teams of two.
- Syringes, Hydraulic Tubing, Paperclips, Straws, Tape, Popsicle Sticks, Rubber Bands, String, Index Cards and Pipe Cleaners.
- Teacher Guide and Student Handouts
Based on an activity from The Big Book of Engineering Challenges.
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