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Other

Description:

This set of hands-on activity from the Exploratorium addresses the physics and engineering of structures such as bridges and cantilevers. The site contains a photo gallery and multiple activities to demonstrate the concepts of building out, building to scale, and building bridges. Each activity includes time and preparation guidelines, a materials list, and teacher tips.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

bridge,NSDL,Statics of Rigid Bodies,Mathematics,General Physics,Classical Mechanics,engineer,scale,Measurement/Units,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121131710960T,Applications of Newton's Laws,Informal Education,Middle School,cantilever,Elementary School,Chemistry,Physics,structure,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,Technology

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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