Here is the information that we will be using during our short unit on bridges:
- Visit PBS Nova Bridges.
- Take notes on everything you do on your engineering paper
- Survey the sites, writing down all information
- Take notes on bridge types including examples, advantages and disadvantages
- Solve the puzzles - note the conditions and the best choice of bridge type
| Assignment 2:
- Visit PBS Building Big Bridges.
- Click on bridge basics, and take down a detailed description of each type of bridge
- Make a sketch of the forces on each type of bridge
- Go back to the beginning and try the 'Bridge Challenge'. Take plenty of notes.
| Assignment 3 - Printable Instructions
| Printable Engineering Paper