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STEM Bridges and Building

BRIDGES AND BUILDING (ages 7-11)



Do you ever wonder how bridges span huge distances and how skyscrapers stay standing?  Get ready to get your mind in motion as you work with and take home your very own Bridges and Skyscrapers Set!   Learn all about basic structural elements and witness firsthand the forces acting on structural components!  With your kit, you can build up to 20 model building experiments that each demonstrate a basic principle of mechanical physics or structural engineering in a hands-on way.  Learn about the strength of materials as you compete with your classmate to see who can build the tallest tower using the pieces in this kit!  Challenge yourself building different types of bridges such a suspension bridge or cable stayed bridge.  Come bring out the architect side of you as you enter the fascinating world of structural engineering and explore the magic of STEM!





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