Bring STEM concepts to life with K'NEX® Education! The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges.

The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes Background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities.

Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts – enough to build 7, five-to-six-foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 to 8 students working as a team. P5 to S3. Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to US Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards are included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with snap-on lids.

Key Concepts
  • Design Process
  • Compression and Tension
  • Load (Dead and Live)
  • Stress/Strain Curve
  • Elastic Limit
  • Young's Modulus
  • Cantilever Construction
  • Suspension Technology
  • Materials Applications and Limitations
  • Abutments and Anchorages