Building Bridges

  

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Cross-Curricular

Learn about the history and science behind the Lethbridge Viaduct (High Level Bridge).

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Team challenge

Using limited supplies students are challenged to create their own bridge.

 

Overview

Learn about the history and science behind the world's longest tallest trestle bridge while viewing it from the Galt Museum. Then challenge your students to build their own bridge across our model coulee.

Length: 90 minutes      Cost: $45 per class

Written to complement the Grade 3 Science curriculum, this program can also be used for programming in Grade 7. The program addresses the following curriculum objectives:

 Science Topic 3 B: “Building With a Variety of Materials”

Science Topic 3 C: “Testing Materials and Designs”

Science Topic 7.2: “Structure and Design”

Science Topic 7.3: “Force and Motion”