All About Bridges

written by WT Hanes Students

Students from WT Hanes Elementary School will be writing this wiki about bridges.


Students, once you are assigned a page, you may begin your research and taking notes on your Wiki page.

Go to the Wikipedia page about bridges to get started with your research:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge


As you research, its important to find the 5 W's.


1. Who built the bridge?
2. What is the bridge made of and what type of construction is it?
3. When was the bridge built?
4. Where was the bridge built?
5. Why was the bridge built, and why is it important?





external image cardbridge_4.gif


Other places to check out:

1. http://bridgepros.com/

2. http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/jmac/rs/bridges.htm

3. http://www.abcdpittsburgh.org/kids/kids.htm

4. http://architecture.about.com/od/bridgegallery/

5. http://www.swe.org/iac/LP/bridge_01b.html

6. http://www.salvadori.org/aobc/

7. http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/358.html

8. http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist10/ggbridging.html

9. http://www.dot.state.ga.us/specialsubjects/specialinterest/covered/construc.shtml

10. http://www.historicbridgefoundation.com/ipages/construct/construct.html

11. http://www.cse.polyu.edu.hk/~ctbridge/index5.htm

12. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/wit/bridgec.htm

13. http://www.askforkids.com/

14. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridge/resources.html

15. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/bridge/index.html