Bridge Busting



Research

Garrett's Bridges

Preparation

Reading the following sections from How Stuff Works.com

The Challenge

The class will be divided into teams of 3.

Each team's task is to build a bridge that spans 40 cm using only the provided materials. The team whose bridge can withstand the most weight before collapsing will be the winners.

The Materials



Winners

2002-03 - Cassandra, Guy, Marguerite - 16.5+ kg

2003-04 - Edward, Deborah, Maxi, Alfred - 20.5+ kg

Honorable Mention: Juan-Carlos - 38+ kg (a student !)

Pictures from 2003-2004













Pictures from 2002-2003