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Secondary Physical Science
Real Bridge Building
KNX78680
Price: $179.99
Grades 5-8

Build seven 5’-6’ long replicas of real world bridges, one per bridge type, two at a time. Includes 2282 K’NEX Rods and Connectors to support 6-8 students working in teams of 3-4. 144 page comprehensive teacher’s guide included; written to help meet NSES and ITEA standards. Comes packaged in 2 strong plastic storage cases with dividers and lock-on transparent lids. Free CD-ROM of building instructions included to facilitate printing of additional instructions.
Key Concepts
  • Design Process
  • Compression – Tension – Stress – Strain – Elastic Limit
  • Load (Dead and Live)
  • Force
  • Stress/Strain Curves
  • Young’s Modulus
  • Cantilever Construction
  • Suspension Technology
  • Materials Applications
  • Materials Limitations
  • Abutments and Anchorages

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