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Toothpick Bridges – Getting Started Package

SKU: W35589
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$92.50 (USD)
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Description

These bridges have a great amount of shear strength and are sheer fun for your students. The Toothpick Bridge Tester, Dr. Zoon Toothpick Bridges Video, and enough materials for 30 bridges are included.

The Dr. Zoon Toothpick Bridges Video makes reference to the Building Toothpick Bridges book. See Related Products.

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: 3-12

Safety

Resources

Learning Values

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

Specifications

  • Level: Suitable for Grades 3 and up
  • Tools Required: Hobby knife and tape