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Local History - Building BridgesBooking Enquiry
KS1, KS2 & KS3: Design & Technology, History
24 September 2018 - 19 July 2019
Workshop length: 1 hour 30 minutes
Maximum number of children: 30
Charge per class: £90
This workshop can also support topic work on rivers and their impact and function on the landscape.Download the Bridges Over the River Tyne resource pack to use in the museum before of after your workshop from this link.
The Discovery Museum also offer a Bridges of the River Tyne tour. Click here for more information.
In this session students will go on a gallery tour to explore the different designs in bridge construction by looking at the bridges over the River Tyne, past and present. The students will then be tasked with a practical bridge building challenge. Younger students will be given a set of resources to construct a bridge with while older students will have a £100 budget to buy materials to construct a bridge.