21 elephants and still standing book
2SpeakRight: Book of the Week: 21 Elephants and Still StandingRooms 4,5,6,7,8 and 9 have been learning a lot about bridges this term, and together we found out about how one of the most famous bridges in the world, the Brooklyn Bridge, was tested to prove to doubters that it was safe and sound. Of course we had to see if we could use our new knowledge of bridge building along with some very simple materials to create a structure that would hold our elephants. Here are some of the results:. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
Build A Bridge for 21 Elephants
Engineering Science for Kids Challenge
Phineas T. Barnum marched his elephants across the Brooklyn Bridge to prove the bridge was safe. Since the bridge held for 21 elephants, now everyone wants to take the bridge. The city needs to build another bridge to hold all the people who want to cross the river. The river is wider where the new bridge will go, so it needs to be longer than the first bridge. The student's challenge is to design and build a bridge according to directions and then make the bridge longer to cross the wide river.
Post a Comment. The Brooklyn Bridge took 14 years to build and had many delays. Residents on both sides of the bridge eagerly awaited its completion to make travel easier. In Spring it was finally complete. Writers and Residents of the area speculated, "How strong was the Brooklyn Bridge?
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