FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
Spaghetti Bridge Building
Part of Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week!
Thank you to all who participated in the virtual bridge breaking event in March 2021. Check back for details of the 2022 Spaghetti Bridge Competition next year!
Spaghetti Bridge Competition
Grades K-12 | Individuals or teams
Students design and build trusses using only regular spaghetti and white or wood glue.
We test it to destruction to see which truss withstands the most weight.
- Objectives, Materials, and Procedures (PDF)
- Science Outcomes (PDF)
- Teacher's Guide (PDF)
- Bridge Size Template (PDF)
The Spaghetti Bridge Truss Strength Competition has been held annually in Manitoba since 1995 as a part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week. It is a vehicle for celebrating and reminding Canadians of the importance of engineering to their lives and as a career choice.