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This booklet includes 6 steps for students to follow in order to build their own pop stick bridge. The challenge is designed to be completed in groups, but can easily be adapted for individuals.
The booklet clearly lays out the task, the 6 steps and shows all of the information that students need to complete.
The task: You are part of a team of engineers who have been given the challenge to design and build a bridge. To build your bridge, you will use pop sticks and a hot glue gun, teamwork and creativity! Your bridges will be tested to see how much weight each one can hold before it breaks.
The steps that the students need to follow are:
3. Plan and gather materials
This challenge is best suited to students in year 3 and up. It can be used as an assessment piece, an introduction to a STEM topic, or as just a bit of fun.
No grading guide included.