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K'Nex 78680 Education Real Bridge Building Set

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Brand: K'Nex  MPN: 78680  UPC-12: 744476786807
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With this superb set, Key Stage 2 & 3 students can build seven different 150 to 180cm long replicas of famous, real world bridges, one per bridge type, 2 at a time.

  • Includes 2,282 pieces to support 6-8 students working in teams of 3-4
  • Models include replicas of Scotland's Firth of Forth Bridge (cantilever), London's Tower Bridge (bascule) and other well-known bridges
  • Define the characteristics and differences between the 7 bridge types
  • Investigate how different bridge types support their loads
  • Evaluate the strength and stability of each bridge type through experimentation
  • Determine and calculate costs involved with building a bridge
  • Explore the history of each of the bridges
  • Solve various bridge design challenges based on the information learned about real bridges
  • Includes comprehensive Teacher's Guide
  • CD ROM with printable building instructions for students
  • Packaged in 2 strong plastic storage cases with lids
  • Suitable for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14)
  • Set contains 2,282 pieces
Material Plastic
Type Construction set


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