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2002, Bigelow Middle School, Engineering Technology Department

 

There are two parts to this task which will be combined to make up your final grade.  The total points for each task is listed below.

 
40 points - Research Web Quest
  • Learn about the job tasks of Civil Engineers
  • Develop an understanding of how bridges work
  • Compare bridge design strengths and weaknesses
  • Learn about the forces on bridge materials
  • Explore many different truss designs
60 points - Virtual Bridge Design Challenge #1, #2, #3
  • Add 20 points to your total if your bridge is the most efficient
  • Add 18 points to your total if your bridge is the second most efficient
  • Add 16 points to your total if your bridge is the third most efficient
  • Add 14 points to your total if your bridge is the fourth most efficient
  • Add 12 points to your total if your bridge is the fifth most efficient
  • Add 10 points to your total if your bridge is the sixth most efficient
 
Now click on the "PROCESS" link below to begin the Web Quest