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Toothpick Bridges – Getting Started Package

SKU: W35589
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$92.50 (USD)
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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.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 3-12


What You'll Get

  • Toothpick Bridge Tester
  • Empty glue bottles
  • Toothpicks
  • Structures Glue
  • Waxed paper


Learning Values

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


  • Students Served: 30
  • Level: Suitable for Grades 3 and up
  • Tools Required: Hobby knife and tape

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