Project Type: 
Engineering
Videos: 
5
Estimated Length: 
3hr 10min

Rules / Specifications

  • Finished project must fit back inside box
  • Must be at least 2.5” wide & 7.5" long
  • Must be at least 3" tall
  • No stacking more than 2 pieces of wood on top of each other

Key Dates

  • April 1 - April 3: Kits arrive at your front door
  • April 7 - April 22: Hosting of daily ZOOM calls
  • April 7 - April 22: (Apr. 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 @ 2pm & 5pm MST), (Apr. 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19 @ 3:30pm MST) 
  • May 3: Submit your project along with any relevant data to the 'Upload Video' tab
  • May 5: STIIX team will wrap up testing and evaluation
  • May 5: Receive email with feedback / recap report

Introduction

1. Intro Video

The intro video explains some background of the bridge project and how it relates to the real world.

2 min

2. Academic Video

We use fun demonstrations to teach about different topics at play in bridges such as Force, Stress, & more!

3 min

3. "How To" Video

Tune into the how to video to find tips, examples, and even obstacles to avoid when designing and building your bridge.

7 min

4. Testing & Evaluating

In this video, we walk you through just how to go about testing your bridge when you are all finished building!

3 min

5. Bonus Video

Tyler Bell from CVL Engineering shares his story about why he wanted to become a civil engineer and what he does now!

2 min