STEM: Folded Paper Bridges

STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
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A STEM activity where students build simple bridges out of corrugated paper that they make themselves and then determine how much weight they can hold. A diagram and notes are provided on the forces of tension and compression. These can be projected for those that have a document camera in their classroom. A simple graph can be constructed from the results; graph paper is provided. The result table and the graph can be used as a stand-alone assessment or incorporated into an interactive lab notebook. A grading rubric for the activity is included.

A bonus activity that uses only paper and tape is described.

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Copyright © DrDavesScience. All rights reserved by author, including copyrighted images. This product is strictly for individual use, so please do not copy for other teachers and the file itself may not be forwarded to other individuals unless you are buying multiple copies (at a 50% discount!). Please do not violate copyright laws that are designed to help smaller individuals like us and instead direct other teachers to this online store at TPT. Thank you for respecting the process. DrDavesScience offers a visual, professional, and hands-on approach to its teaching materials.

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4
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STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges
STEM: Folded Paper Bridges