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Structures & Bridges Classroom Kit 20-100

Target Grades: 7-12

Using this kit, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of structural engineering and learn how engineering concepts are applied in supporting or resisting loads. The class will study different types of bridges and the STEM principles that support their designs. In the course of the Unit, students will construct six working models including a house, a suspension bridge, a cable-stayed bridge, an arch bridge and two different truss bridges. They will also be challenged to build the largest free standing tower possible using the Engino® components included in the kit. Finally, the students will apply all they have learned to design and build a straw bridge that spans 70 cm and will support a minimum 2 kg distributed static load using only 100 plastic straws and a limited amount of masking tape. Includes all building and testing materials and instructor’s manual, lesson plans, Engino hands-on activity books, building instructions, and student worksheets.  Designed for 24 students working in groups of 4.

Kit Contains:
Instructor Manual
Student Worksheets
Engino® 36 page Structures & Bridges Manuals
Engino® 26 page Building Instructions Booklets
Engino® Structures & Bridges Building Sets
Rulers
Spring Scale
Scissors
Dowel Rods
Plastic Cups
String
Masking Tape
Straws
Bucket w/ Lid

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