No more toothpicks and glue! The Intro to Structures: Bridges set is designed to introduce students to the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges while providing opportunities for them to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts.

The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources required to build your students' understanding of scientific, technical and design concepts and to channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences.

Set includes 207 K'NEX® parts – enough to build 13 fully-functioning replicas of real-world structures! Supports 2 to 3 students working as a team. Primary 3-6. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to US National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards, including Common Core Mathematics are included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid.

  • 2007 Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award for the Family

  • 2004 Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award for the Family

Key Concepts
  • Design Process
  • Compression and Tension
  • Load (Dead and Live)
  • Force and Stress
  • Cantilever Construction
  • Suspension Technology
  • Keystone
  • Abutments and Anchorages