Spaghetti Bridge

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Tools & Materials
Material List
  • Spaghetti - 150 grams (or as needed)
  • Glue Sticks - 15
  • Paper for sketching design
  • Loading platform made from 1/4" plywood square with cup hook to hang weight - 5cm x 5 cm
Tool list
  • Glue gun
  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Pencil
  1. Research different bridge designs online or use local examples
  2. Sketch design, ensuring that the total length will span the gap with enough extra on either end to sit securely on the supports.
  3. Use the glue gun to connect pieces of spaghetti. Note: The bridge road or deck does not need to be a solid surface.
  4. Test your bridge using gradually increasing weights.
  5. Add extra pieces of spaghetti as needed to strengthen and stiffen your bridge.
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