Week 2

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

How do I design a bridge and what needs to be considered when designing a bridge?

What forces affect a bridge’s strength?

Goal

To understand the design process

To understand the theoretical foundation of a functional bridge

Activities

Research bridge engineering design process

Resources

Research about bridges

Reading activities

Outcomes

Keep journal

Present design process

Session 2

Questions

What does a successful bridge model look like?

Goal

To design a bridge.

Activities

Bridge demonstration activity

Resources

Readings

K'NEX

Worksheet 1

EV3 Software

Outcomes

Keep journal

Present design process