In this activity, students work as civil engineers to design and build a ‘weatherproof’ bridge. Students then compare results and make connections to the field of civil engineering. The activity supports NGSS MS-ESS2-5, as well as science and engineering practices. Purchase includes a 5E lesson plan with exit ticket assessment, data table template, and access to corresponding career exploration resources including virtual job shadow, game, and downloadable career information sheet (in English and Spanish).
Grades: 6-8 / Total Pages: 6 pages