How To Build A Truss Bridge Using Popsicle Sticks

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Popsicle Stick Bridges

Popsicle Stick Bridges

Science and tech Popsicle stick bridges. My groups bridge is the painted one. 1 meter long bridges. our bridge held 325 pounds before the teacher let it flip over when he held some of the other ones from flipping. used hot glue and Popsicle sticks...

Popsicle Stick Bridge Tutorial

Popsicle Stick Bridge Tutorial

How to design and build a strong yet light bridge using popsicle sticks- Step by step instructions...

Short Pratt Truss Popsicle Stick Bridge

Short Pratt Truss Popsicle Stick Bridge

This video shows the testing of a popsicle stick bridge I built using the Pratt Truss design. The bridge held 73 pounds before breaking, which is pretty impressive considering I only used 46 popsicle sticks to span 12 more videos at my website,...

Craft Stick  And Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Example

Craft Stick And Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Example

The above bridge could be used as an example for your students or engineer of the house, as an example to build a popsicle stick bridge. The bridge has good lines, truss, foundation and supports examples. Consider other bridges as well. I wonder if www.Craft Stick was around 60 years ago for youth t...

How To Make A Popsicle Stick Bridge

How To Make A Popsicle Stick Bridge

Hey guys, I'm bringing you a simple Popsicle stick Bridge tutorial. Also I want to thank you guys for 50 subscribers and I hope we can grow more as a community. I created this video using YouTube video editor...

How-to Make A Truss Bridge With Popsicle Sticks

How-to Make A Truss Bridge With Popsicle Sticks

How-To Make A Truss Bridge With Popsicle Sticks...

Fastener-less Popsicle Bridge Challenge (da Vinci Bridge)

Fastener-less Popsicle Bridge Challenge (da Vinci Bridge)

Make a bridge with 12 Popsicle sticks with no glue or tape or other fasteners that can span 8 fingers and hold weight. Answer: da Vinci's bridge / soldier's bridge. Kevin's site...

How-to Make A Strong Bridge Using 100 Popsicle Sticks And Hot Glue

How-to Make A Strong Bridge Using 100 Popsicle Sticks And Hot Glue

How-To Make A Strong Bridge Using 100 Popsicle Sticks And Hot Glue...

Mr Little's Grade 4/5 Class - Truss Bridge Testing

Mr Little's Grade 4/5 Class - Truss Bridge Testing

Here is a compilation of our truss bridges that we build and their ultimate challenge was to build a truss bridge that would span 40cm, be 8cm wide minimum, and use only 100 popsicle sticks and white school results were great, as you can see. The bridges all held between 80-135 pounds before failure...

Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge 3-point Force Test

Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge 3-point Force Test

A truss bridge made by me and my teammates, John Franklin, and Josh Bingaman. It held up to a total of 76 lbs. of force. The main reason it failed as quickly as it did was because of the way I mounted the road to the truss's. I used rails on the inside of the truss' and set the road on top of it, of...

Strongest Popsicle Stick Bridge Design (video)!

Strongest Popsicle Stick Bridge Design (video)!

Popsicle stick bridge project. The bridge held 530 lbs...

How To Make The Popsicle Railroad Bridge - Part 1

How To Make The Popsicle Railroad Bridge - Part 1

The first in a series of videos on how I made an N Scale bridge out of Popsicle sticks, Basswood and glue. This will be 4 feet in length and about 4.5 inches tall. It is mean't to be self supporting without any piers or wires holding it up. It would be like having 7 through truss bridges connected t...

How To Build Bridges With Popsicle Sticks

How To Build Bridges With Popsicle Sticks

Watch more Craft Ideas for Kids videos: If your last popsicle stick bridge snapped like dried spaghetti, this guide will have you building a structure worthy of New York City. Step 1: Collect materials Raid your family's junk drawers for enough popsicle sticks, glue, and other materials to build you...

Bridge Crush 2012 [1040lbs]

Bridge Crush 2012 [1040lbs]

Lake Washington Bob Cat - Bridge Building and Crush off 2012Free Style Competition 6'th Grade.Combination Truss / Beam Construction made with ~ 240 popsicle sticks spanning 6 popsicle sticks across. Midspan critical weight achieved; 1040 LBS...

Testing My Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge -  141 Lbs +

Testing My Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge - 141 Lbs +

Tonight is my 6th grade science fair and we will be testing our popsicle sticks bridges. Here is a small video of the testing I did on my prototype a few weeks bridge made it all the way to 141lbs (64kg) before.I ran out of weights! I was pretty surprised, proud and ticked off all at the same "...

How To Make The Popsicle Railroad Bridge - Part 3

How To Make The Popsicle Railroad Bridge - Part 3

Part 3 of the video series on how I made my N Scale 4 foot long Popsicle stick bridge. I show you the steps I took to build the trusses along with some mistakes I made. I was too excited to think straight that I forgot to look closer at some details. It all works out in the end, lesson learned...

Truss Bridges

Truss Bridges

How to build efficient truss bridges from craft sticks, plus testing for weight-bearing capacity. For more information, look on and search for "efficient truss bridge...

The Unbreakable Popsicle Stick Bridge

The Unbreakable Popsicle Stick Bridge

Credits to Wind-Up Records: The background song is Tear Away, by Drowning Pool - from their debut album Sinner (2001). This is my Unbreakable Popsicle Stick Bridge I made the bridge in grade 9 for the "Structures" project of Design and Technology. I made it out of about 500 Popsicle sticks...

Long Pratt Truss Popsicle Bridge

Long Pratt Truss Popsicle Bridge

Building and testing of a pratt truss bridge made from poposicle sticks. This bridge held 130 pounds before failing...

Popsicle Sticks: Building A Strong Truss Bridge With Triangles

Popsicle Sticks: Building A Strong Truss Bridge With Triangles

In this video I will be demonstrating how to optimise your truss popsicle stick bridge with triangles. It also shows compression and tension in triangles. I know I messed up some of my words in this, I was speaking fast. Please note that the photo is of the Wembley stadium, not arena. Check out the ...

Emma And Taylor's Popsicle Stick Bridge Holds 168 Lbs

Emma And Taylor's Popsicle Stick Bridge Holds 168 Lbs

Emma and Taylor designed and built a Popsicle stick bridge for 3rd Grade Science that held the most weight of all classes (among bridges that met the construction rules). After holding 158 pounds of weight, it broke under 168 pounds. Yaaay! Way to go girls! Construction rules: a truss-style bridge u...

Popsicle Sticks: Building A Strong Truss Bridge With Triangles

Popsicle Sticks: Building A Strong Truss Bridge With Triangles

In this video I will be demonstrating how to optimise your truss popsicle stick bridge with triangles. It also shows compression and tension in triangles. I...

Popsicles Sticks Bridge Carry 120kg

Popsicles Sticks Bridge Carry 120kg

Popsicle bridge carry 120kg load easily.After building two models of each of the three different designs seen above, I will take them to The Thayer school of engineering at Dartmouth where they will be tested and analyzed using solidworks, hand analysis, and a bridge breaking machine. This will not ...

100 Stick Popsicle Bridge: 21" Howe Truss

100 Stick Popsicle Bridge: 21" Howe Truss

Built using only popsicle sticks and white glue, this Howe Truss Bridge withstood 209 lbs without breaking. With only 100 popsicle sticks spanning 21 inches, that is pretty good. That puts its efficiency at 678, which means it held 678 times its own weight. See more bridges at...

A Strong Bridge Made Out Of Popsicle Sticks

A Strong Bridge Made Out Of Popsicle Sticks

My partners and I build a strong bridge made out of Popsicle sticksPartner in this video: TheUpdate2Weight: 301 poundsLeave a like and subscribe...

Ultimate Popsicle Bridge Design: 600lbs!

Ultimate Popsicle Bridge Design: 600lbs!

Here's a classic from the days at UPEI: A popsicle stick bridge I built for some design class, I think. As I recall, it held around 600 lbs. I can't remember the exact number. As simple as the design looks, I spent an inordinate amount of time on the design and construction. I came up with some sort...

Bridge O Mania

Bridge O Mania

The problem statement is based upon designing of a truss bridge as per the given specifications. 1. Materials a). Use white Popsicle sticks b). Sticks may be physically altered in any way, including: (i). Cut / notched at any angle. (ii). Sanded to any width. (c). Sticks may NOT be altered in the fo...

Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge Strength Capacity

Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge Strength Capacity

Popsicle Stick Truss Bridge Strength Capacity...

Popsicle Stick Bridge Holds 1,016 Lbs!

Popsicle Stick Bridge Holds 1,016 Lbs!

The object of the competition is to build a bridge out of popsicle sticks and Elmers yellow wood glue. The bridge must span a 24" gap, be no taller than 12", and must be no wider than 6". A maximum of 200 popsicle sticks can be used. This competition is held at IPFW. My bridge failed ...

Tips On Building A Popsicle Stick Bridge To Hold Atleast A 100 Pounds!

Tips On Building A Popsicle Stick Bridge To Hold Atleast A 100 Pounds!

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Engineering activities: I wonder if we could use tape instead of hot glue. This way younger girls can participate too!...

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