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Does anyone know of some websites that show a person how to built a bridge out of straws, string and popsicle sticks? This is for a science project.
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Building a bridge out of straws, string and popsicle sticks?
« Reply #1 on: 25/05/2008 00:13:16 »
What about a wave-machine made from kebab skewers and jellybabies ?, (more dynamic than a bridge)...
http://www.planet-scicast.com/view_clip.cfm?cit_id=2642
(A longer version than the one in the video would be more impressive)
« Last Edit: 25/05/2008 00:21:36 by RD »
 

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« Reply #2 on: 25/05/2008 00:44:44 »
It has to be made out of the materials listed. Your's sounds more fun! ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 25/05/2008 04:00:02 »
There are plenty of articles on building model bridges from drinking straws, e.g.
http://www.teachengineering.com/documents/cub_brid_lesson01_activity2_draft13_tedl_dwc2.pdf
« Last Edit: 25/05/2008 04:20:04 by RD »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 25/05/2008 11:00:44 »
This sounds like a job for (fanfare & drum roll) MakeItLady!  :D
 

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« Reply #5 on: 25/05/2008 14:13:26 »
If you make a model of "Galloping Gertie" it will be a bridge and a wave-machine  :) ...
 

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Building a bridge out of straws, string and popsicle sticks?
« Reply #6 on: 25/05/2008 22:18:30 »
This sounds like a job for (fanfare & drum roll) MakeItLady!  :D

ermmmm, whatever happened to just sitting down and trying for yourself? It's not that hard, you could then post a picture of your efforts and THEN ask a question as to where you may have gone wrong or how you may improve your design. Simply posting "here is my kids school homework, please can someone do it" is pretty.....
 

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« Reply #7 on: 25/05/2008 23:32:16 »
Now did i ask anyone here to built the darn thing for me? No, I asked if you knew of any websites so I could get some idea's. It may be the easiest thing in the world for some, but not all! I have to say some people here are not helpful & on the nasty side!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 25/05/2008 23:33:17 »
There are plenty of articles on building model bridges from drinking straws, e.g.
http://www.teachengineering.com/documents/cub_brid_lesson01_activity2_draft13_tedl_dwc2.pdf [nofollow]

Thank you for some sites to go to.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 25/05/2008 23:35:12 »
This sounds like a job for (fanfare & drum roll) MakeItLady!  :D

ermmmm, whatever happened to just sitting down and trying for yourself? It's not that hard, you could then post a picture of your efforts and THEN ask a question as to where you may have gone wrong or how you may improve your design. Simply posting "here is my kids school homework, please can someone do it" is pretty.....
It's called research and did I say built this for me. If you don't want to help me find a site then why even post your mean spirited reply!
 

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