A STEM investigation about the construction of bridges using everyday materials, embedded in a real-life situation.

This open-ended STEM investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of materials and the construction of bridges.

The students must plan, build, test and reflect on their design.

This teaching resource includes:

* build a bridge investigation explanation
* research the facts – types of bridges
* plan and create template
* testing template
* reflect and share template.


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  • STEM_BuildABridge_Challenge.zip
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  • TeachingResource_BuildaBridge_3.jpg
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Created: Apr 16, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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