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Building bridges

Building bridges in STEM class! We have now tried four different types! Three are bundled and one is available separately. All include teacher directions, lab sheets, hints, and photos!

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Popsicle Bridges! For this activity, the set-up was simple. I separated the students desks by 1 foot, gave each group 25 Popsicle sticks and 3 feet of tape. Their goal was to make the strongest and most aesthetically pleasing bridge across the great desk divide!

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STEM Straw Bridges

Building Bridges: Their task was simple: build a bridge that was strong enough to hold a plastic cup filled with 100 pennies.

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Science Notebook Printables and Activities Superpack- Third Grade

Science Notebook Printables, Foldables, and Activities Superpack for 3rd grade. Includes activities, vocab, and assessment on "building bridges"

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Build and Test in Bridges Theme in Preschool

Building and testing these simple bridges makes for a great STEM activity as well as a lesson in problem solving

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Let’s Build Some Bridges!

This is sort of what I was talking about in my post on STEM in my classroom with the reproduction of the pyramids, aqueducts, etc. How these feats were acheived using engineering / technology of the past.

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