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Toothpick Bridges Maker Project

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$109.00 (USD)
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Description

Toothpicks can be used for more than just cleaning teeth. With the Toothpick Bridges Maker Project, students can build bridges out of toothpicks and test them to see how much weight their bridges can hold.

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

In need of fun activities for elementary-aged students? Check out our Toothpick Bridges Elementary STEM Activity Guide, available for print and free digital download.

Details

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

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What You'll Get

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Equilibrium
  • Forces
Technology
  • Construction techniques
  • Design processes
  • Historical perspectives
  • Modeling
Engineering
  • Destructive testing
  • Technological design
  • Design aesthetics
  • Civil engineering
Math
  • Geometric shapes
  • Cooperative problem solving
  • Budgeting and accounting
  • Measuring lengths

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Level: Suitable for Grades 6 and up

“Young learners benefit from the quality of Pitsco products. The straw rockets, tape measure racers, bridges, KaZoon Kites, as well as straw structure activities allow them to question, explore, wonder, create, and investigate while learning.”

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