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Balsa Bridges Maker Project

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$420.00 (USD)
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There are tons of different bridge designs. With the Balsa Bridges Maker Project, students create bridges and test them out to see which design is best.

Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Balsa Bridges Teacher’s Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 6-12
SKU: W43150


What You'll Get

Learning Values

  • Modeling
  • Equilibrium
  • Forces
  • Construction
  • Design processes
  • Historical perspectives
  • Problem solving
  • Structures
  • Design aesthetics
  • Data analysis
  • Destructive testing
  • Structural engineering
  • Pythagorean theorem
  • Efficiency
  • Symmetry
  • Measuring angles/lengths


  • Students Served: 25
  • Material: Balsa wood

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– Rena Mincks, first-grade teacher, Jefferson Elementary, Pullam, Washington