Building a strong and stable structure requires an understanding of the forces that will act on the structure under loads of various kinds. In this video segment, the ZOOM cast experiments with design features to see which will allow a bridge made of drinking straws to support the weight of 200 pennies.
This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.
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