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

  • March 1 - March 3: Kits arrive at your front door
  • March 8 - March 20: Hosting of daily ZOOM calls
  • March 8 - March 20: (Mar. 8, 10, 16, 18 @ 5 pm MST), (Mar. 9, 11, 15, 17 @ 6 pm MST), 
                                                (Saturday Mar. 20 @ 9 am-11am MST)
  • April 3: Submit your project along with any relevant data to the 'Upload Video' tab
  • April 5: STIIX team will wrap up testing and evaluation
  • April 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