History and Construction of the Humber Bridge

Build Your Own Bridge Activity

History, Design and Technology, Maths

Use our Bridge Design PowerPoint and build and design your own bridge in school by:

  • Looking at documents and images that state a need
  • Problem solving with weights, distances and environmental obstacles
  • Considering the needs of local people and businesses
  • Using previous knowledge of the Humber Bridge and construction methods.

These activities are designed to improve key skills and support the National Curriculum. Using Hullís unique archival and local studies collections, participants will use communication, independent enquiry, teamwork, creative thinking, reflective learning and many more skills to gain an understanding of the Humber Bridge.

Download the PowerPoint below.

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