FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
Spaghetti Bridge Building
Part of Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week!
Spaghetti Bridge Competition
Grades K-12 | Individuals or teams
Students design and build trusses using only regular spaghetti and white or wood glue.
We test it to destruction to see which truss withstands the most weight.
- Objectives, Materials, and Procedures (PDF)
- Science Outcomes (PDF)
- Teacher's Guide (PDF)
- Bridge Size Template (PDF)
The Spaghetti Bridge Truss Strength Competition has been held annually in Manitoba since 1995 as a part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week. It is a vehicle for celebrating and reminding Canadians of the importance of engineering to their lives and as a career choice.