Local History - Building Bridges

Booking Enquiry

KS1, KS2 & KS3: Design & Technology, History

Discovery Local History - Building Bridges


Until 19 July 2019

Booking Information

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.

Workshop Summary

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.

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