How to build a Suspension Bridge By: Allison Barthel

Materials:

  • Elmers glue
  • 300 sticks
  • Paper clips
  • Newspaper
  • Ruler
  1. Put newspaper and put it on a flat surface
  2. Take a ruler and measure it together 30 inches of sticks
  3. Overlap the sticks by two inches together with glue , end to end, till they measure to 30 inches
  4. Grab the paper clips and put them on the sticks to hold and let them dry
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4
  • 1. Take one of the overlapped sticks and put it horizontally
  • 2. Take the second overlapped sticks and put it horizontally 3 inches apart
  1. Take 4 sticks and make a square
  2. Take the glue and glue the four sticks and to make a square
  3. Put paper clips on the sticks and let them dry
  4. Take four sticks and put them horizontally and the four sticks vertically
  5. Glue the sticks together
  6. Repeat step four and five 3 times
  7. Add the dry sticks to the square of sticks and glue
  8. Let it dry
  1. Take two sticks(vertical) and lay them two inches apart then lay them down on a flat surface
  2. Take two sticks and lay them horizontally on the vertical sticks and glue them
  3. Once the sticks are dry stick them in between the small opening on each vertical sticK
  4. Take string and tie it to the other end
  5. On the bottom of the bridge take string and weave it through the bottom till it reaches the other side and tie it
  6. Take more string and tie it to each of the triangle sticks

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