An Education in Engineering!
Build seven 5 foot long replicas of real world bridges including the Firth of Forth Cantilever Bridge in Scotland, the Golden Gate Suspension Bridge in San Francisco, and the Sydney Harbor Arch Bridge in Australia. Kit helps build an understanding of the characteristics of and of the differences between the seven bridge types.
The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges.
The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities
Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts – enough to build 7, five to six foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 - 8 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with snap-on lids.
For Ages 12+.