Monday, June 11, 2012

Building bridges and 3-d Shapes

 Making the plans before the building begins

 Shawn feeling success!!!!!!!!!!!!

 Making the cyclindral base to hold the paper  over the  river.

 Max' s bridge eventually held up 5 dictionaries to failure. Students were encouraged to collapse their bridges to test the maxium compression .

 Liam bridging the gap. Red bird is aloft and dry
 Max's bridge held 387 pennies . He's our next engineer waiting to graduate. Go Max!!

 Watarus  shows off his bridge  . We loved building bridges!

 Whoa will this really hold a dictionary?
 Sean's 3-d cube!
 Liam's square pyramid

Will it hold this bird three stories high. It 's a success! Yeah Madison's team