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Whether your sights are on design, strength, history, symmetry, or construction techniques, this guide helps focus your efforts on using this popular structures activity. In the process, students learn about the strength of materials, types of joints, design concepts, lamination, and efficiency.
The Balsa Bridges Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA standards, CCSS Math, and NGSS addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and links to video resources. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students as well as links to career information and applications of the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity).
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Balsa Bridges – Getting Started Package, as well as other tools and materials. Items needed for all activities are listed in the teacher guide.