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The History of Bridges

The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
The History of Bridges
Product Description
This unit is perfect for the history teacher who wants to collaborate with a science or art teacher. While you teach about the history of bridge construction in your class your students science or art teacher can be leading them in a project to design and build their own bridge based on what they learn with you.

Included in the Zip file is a pdf version of the worksheets. If you email me you can also get hold of a PowerPoint presentation and other project sheets that are too big to upload here.

This unit focuses on a number of famous bridges and technological developments throughout history including:

1 - Xerxes' bridge across the Hellespont
2 - Caesar's bridge across the Rhine
3 - Roman engineering (concrete, arches, aqueducts)
4 - Incan rope bridges
5 - London Bridge and the Ponte Vecchio
6 - The Iron Bridge at Coalbrookdale
7 - The Menai Strait Bridge
8 - The Brooklyn Bridge
9 - The Forth Rail Bridge
10 - The Golden Gate Bridge
11 - The Millau Viaduct
12 - Future Space Elevators & Bridge Design
Total Pages
200+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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