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.

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Do at home experiment

Adults: check out the activity support guide (en español) for tips to encourage your young engineers’ exploration. 

Join a live virtual team meeting

Sign up to join a structural engineering live virtual team meeting, hosted by educators from The Franklin Institute! Remember to do the activity before the event – we'll be using this time to reflect on your learning and experience! Sign up links will be made available in May, 2021.

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