# SAGE

### Learn What We Do In SAGE

## A Day At SAGE

''A beam bridge is the simplest type of bridge there is, why a beam bridge could just be a log!'' said Andrew.

''Exactly. Okay, now I'm going to give you your bridge building kits.'' said Mrs. Wilson as she gave each table a bridge building kit. ''Now turn to page 2 in your how-to-make-a-bridge-book. What I suggest you do is, half of your table does part one of the bridge and the other half does part 2 then you both put the parts together and then we will test the bride.'' everyone got to work. About 20 minutes later everyone was done and ready to test their bridges. Mrs.Wilson had set up a work station in the back of the room for testing them. She told the kids to set the bridge in between two tables, so they did.first Mrs. Wilson told the to put as much weight as they possibly could on the middle of the bridge before it collapses. after that , they expanded the beam bridge so that it was 3 inches longer then they counted how much weight that held and looked at the differences. The kids also made a chart in their bridge building notebooks. ''Well class, that concludes our bridge building lesson, now it's time for math.