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STEM Structures: Buildings and Bridges

$32.95
$34.95

  • Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade

  • Subjects: Science, STEM

  • Product Type: Book, Toy

  • Shipping Time: Products from this seller ship within 0-1 days


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Product Description

Learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives! Construct different types of bridges and find out how their architecture design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects. Build 9 working models such as a house, a pyramid and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge.
Get the STRUCTURES: Buildings and Bridges set and learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives!

Construct different types of bridges and find out how their architecture design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects.

Build 9 working models such as a house, a pyramid and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge.

You can find easy-to-follow building instructions for all models either online or in the booklet included. The booklet provides detailed explanations of the different scientific principles applied and incorporates innovative experimental activities for hands-on learning. A Quiz section is also available to challenge your newly acquired knowledge!

Conduct thorough experiments and discover:
- how triangulation provides strength on a building;
- what are the main types of forces acting on structures;
- how do trusses work;
- what are the major types of cable bridges.

STEM Structures: Buildings & Bridges
  • Learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives
  • Encourages interest in engineering, architecture, building planning, bridge building, physics
  • 38-page booklet with theory, experimental activities, quiz and building instructions
  • Full-color images, drawings and interesting facts.
  • Thought-provoking building challenges and exercises.
  • Provision to write, note results and draw conclusions.
  • 9 working models to build: house, a pyramid and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge
  • Recommended for ages 8-16+
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      Our12 year old grandson loves this set. One piece was missing and Fat Brain quickly got us a replacement. Excellent customer service.
      Feb 09, 2017

      Using bridges with Lego sets.

      Ariana C - Super-hero

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