To model a bridge’s ability to support a load based on the interplay of tension and compression forces that result in a net force of zero
- Do Now- Get out the “Popsicle Bridge- Design Your Own Bridge” student worksheet; Read the “Aesthetic Vote” and the “Testing Phase;” Answer #2 on the “Popsicle Bridge- Design Your Own Bridge student worksheet
- Model- “Design Your Own Bridge”- Construction Phase- During construction, you may decide that you need additional sticks or that your design needs to change. This is OK- just revise your plan.
- Complete Bridge Packet- Use in Motion, Forces, & Energy textbook as a resource