Local History - Building Bridges

Booking Enquiry

KS1, KS2 & KS3: Design & Technology, History

Discovery Local History - Building Bridges


Until 22 July 2022

Booking Information

Workshop length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Maximum number of children: 30

Charge per class: £90

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. 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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