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"BRIDGES AND TOWERS"

 


 

Bridges and Towers are another of the most popular modules in the Technology Lab. Again this is another multiple rotation module consisting of bridges, towers, and trusses. You will begin the module with learning about civil engineering and structures in the Bridge Building rotation. After mastering this section you learn about earthquakes and how buildings are built to withstand movement of the earth and elements. The final step in the module will be learning of the uses of trusses in construction. This module lends its self well to hands-on activities, time allowing, where you will build scale models of each rotation. Upon completion of the models they will be evaluated using a "fail test" method.