Warren Truss Popsicle Bridge
$9.95 – $30.95
The Warren Truss is a classic. Use this model Warren truss to see an excellent example of physics and engineering at work. This hands-on project will give you a functional bridge which uses a standard design allowing students to learn about basic engineering ideas.
Full scale blueprints and detailed building instructions show you every step of the building process from start to finish. Pictures are included for every step and helpful hints are sprinkled throughout the instructions. You will also receive a one page document which explains some things you need to know before building the bridge, as well as what to do with your popsicle bridge after it is completed.
Choose either the complete kit or just the digital download.
If you get the digital download, you will need to provide all the materials listed below. A color printer is also required.
- Color Printer
- Standard Popsicle Sticks (4.5″ long, 3/8″ wide, 1/16″ thick)
Other helpful items:
- Heavy books
*The strength of this bridge depends on many factors, including the quality of materials, quality precision of construction, and the type of glue used.
Digital Download, Mailed Kit
13.5", 17", 25"
None, Video Tutorial