This experience challenges students to construct a bridge using straws and paperclips. Students will apply knowledge of weight, torque, force and compression. Students work individually or in teams of two.
This pack includes enough materials for 25 students to work individually:
- Straws, Paper Clips, Masking Tape, Weights/washers, Large paper clips, Tape measures.
- Teacher Guide and student handouts
Based on activity from Teaching Engineering Made Easy.
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