This activity is a quick engineering challenge that your students will love! It can be completed in a single session with minimal materials. Students will learn and discuss bridge basics, before designing and testing a simple platform bridge, which they will construct out of a single sheet of paper.
This activity has attached worksheets, which you can use with your students to consolidate what they have learned and reflect on their design choices.
There are also additional bridge-building activities available on Teach This, which you can combine to create an amazing STEM block.
There are worksheets suggested for lower, middle and upper primary as a part of this activity pack. Chose the one that best suits your students’ ability level.