Hey guys it’s me again, First Timer. I came up with a good way to practice bridge building either before or for the next competition and/or just to keep your bridge building skills good, whether it be science fair or science olympiad. It’s building different bridge designs with K-NEX, Erector Sets, and/or LEGOs. Most of you probably own one or more of the following and it really helps practicing basic truss design
I am excited to bring you the option to upload photos of your own bridges and tell me a little about them.
What you need to do:
Highlighted balsa wood bridge videos from youtube.com. More videos to come.
Here is a video playlist I created from youtube of selected popsicle bridge movies. You can see a variety of testing methods used in these videos. You can also see a lot of people not wearing eye protection, which is not a good idea. Always wear eye protection when testing a bridge.
Built by Bill H. Here is the email Bill sent me: I started making bridges about a year ago and have pictures to share with you. For the first bridge I used a set of plans that I found free on the internet from a guy who was in the army. The bridge plans were … Read more Manilla File Folder Bridge
This bridge is the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge which is over the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina. It is North America’s largest cable stayed bridge. I got these photos when visiting family up there. My brother, cousin, and I filmed a short spoof of the TV show, “Man Vs. Wild” on this bridge. We … Read more Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge