You are a structural engineer who designs bridges for parks, roads, and highways. Your job is to find the best way to use a new material to build a sturdy bridge for a hiking trail.
Do at home experiment
Adults: check out the activity support guide (en español) for tips to encourage your young engineers’ exploration.
Activity Guide_Structural Engineer_8.5x11
Use this activity guide to explore your structural engineering research project.
Lab Notebook_Be an Engineer_8.5x11
Write down your observations and reflections in this lab notebook during your science explorations.
- 8.5 x 11" copy paper
- Small cup
- Round metal washers
- Masking tape
- Lab Notebook