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International Bridge Building Contest

http://www.iit.edu/~hsbridge/database/search.cgi/:/public/index
Location:
NULL, United States
Target Applicant:
Pre-University
Category:
Competition

The construction and testing of model bridges promotes the study and application of fundamental principles physics and also helps high school students develop "hands on" skills through bridge construction. By participating in the Bridge Building Competition students get a flavor of what it is to be an Engineer, designing structures to a set of specifications and then seeing them perform their function. They are also provided with an academically-oriented extracurricular activity which is recognized school-wide.


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