Week 3

Resources

Overview

Session 1

  1. Entry Event: How to Build a Durable Bridge

  2. Closing Event: Best Jobs: Galloping Gertie Tacoma Bridge

  3. Resources Provided for Activity

  4. Each group in the challenge needs:

  5. 15 K’NEX Rods of any length from the Real Bridge Building set

  6. 15 K’NEX Connectors of any color from the Real Bridge Building set

  7. 50g and 100g weights or slotted masses

  8. Ruler

  9. Safety Goggles

  10. Skill Builder 1 Inquiry Sheet

  11. Problem Solving Process Diagram

Session 2

  1. Entry Video: How to build a durable bridge

  2. Draft Paper

  3. Resources for Simulation 1

    • Each group in the challenge needs:

    • A selection of K’NEX Rods and Connectors

    • Building instructions Booklet

    • Books or weights (500g-1000g)

    • Safety goggles

  4. Resources for Simulation 2

    • Each group in the challenge needs:

    • K’NEX Real Bridge Building set

    • Building instructions: Book 2 for the Astoria Bridge

    • Books or weights (10g-1000g)

    • Safety goggles

    • Ruler

    • Problem Solving Process Diagram