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
  • TeachingResource_BuildaBridge_1.jpg
  • TeachingResource_BuildaBridge_2.jpg
  • TeachingResource_BuildaBridge_3.jpg
  • TeachingResource_BuildaBridge_5.jpg

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    user avatarsuepur533 months agoreport

  • 5
    user avatarsuzy46 months agoreport

    Nicely produced :)

  • 5Recommended

    Thank you for publishing your resource. This resource has been recommended for teachers by the Tes Resources Team.

    • user avatarTeachStarterReply from Author6 months ago

      That's wonderful! Thank you for your support.