A Bridge Building Project

The following is a project that combines everything you have learned thus far about triangles to construct a bridge.

The following materials can be used:

The bridge must:

You must include in your project the following items:

The bridge structure (ie. the popsicle sticks) must also contain:


Please play around with different triangle formations and different triangles to come up with the arrangement that you think will give you the strongest bridge.

Your final bridge structure should be tested for strength by applying increasing amounts of weights directly in the center.

An example of a 3-dimensional bridge replica can be seen below.


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