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STEM sLAB | Timber Joey and building bridges

STEM sLAB, presented by Daimler Trucks North America, welcome Timber Joey as he shares some engineering activities in building bridges at home.

Supplies needed:

  • A few pieces of construction paper
  • Tape
  • Two stacks of books
  • Coins


  1. Start by making your two piles of books. Put them about 10 inches apart.
  2. To make your first bridge lay a single piece of paper across the books. Now start putting coins on it to see how strong it is.
  3. To make the second bridge, take the piece of paper and fold it in half (hot dog).