Teach your kid how to build a bridge

Looking for easy to do at home science projects that you can work on with your kids?

Scientific American has a post titled “Suspension Science: How Do Bridge Designs Compare?”, which features instructions on how to build two different bridge designs with kids (including materials needed), and test them.

Key concepts
Bridges
Forces
Load
Engineering

The article also provides details about what the results should be like, and what questions you can ask your kids to help them understand what is going on.

If you want to get your kid more interested in engineering, physics, or science in general, this is worth checking out.

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