Cohoes City School District


Engineering Challenge! Building a bridge with school supplies

Nov. 27, 2016—Van Schaick 3rd graders worked in small groups to build a paper bridge that could withstand the weight of a Matchbox truck for 5 seconds. They were given 15 minutes, a ruler, 12” of tape, a pencil and 10 index cards. Some were more successful than others!

Students testing their paper bridges