Teams of three students use kNex to construct five different types of bridges and understand engineering concepts.
This activity helps towards meeting the following GATSBY Benchmarks: (GB4) Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers and (GB5) Encounters with Employees.
How the day works?
Teams of three students use kNex to construct five different types of bridges from instructions.
Then each team is given the task of designing and modelling their own bridge to span a distance and support weight.
Bridge Types: Arch, Cable Stayed, Cantilever, Suspension and Truss.
Run by a SATRO STEM Tutor, supported by industry volunteers where appropriate.
How much does it cost?
A full day at school which provides 2 classes in separate sessions.
State & SEN discounted* to £500/day
Independent Schools £600/day
* As part of SATRO's charitable purpose