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Maine State Learning Results: Mathematics
http://www.state.me.us/education/lres/math.htm
• EE1. Describe, model, and classify shapes and figures using applicale properties.
• EE4. Use the properties of shapes and figures to describe the physical world.

Maine Mathematics Grade Level Expectations for Grades 3-8
Http://mainegov-images.informe.org/education/lsalt/math_GLEs.pdf
GLE (partial) M2EI1.5 Use properties/attributes limited to number of sides, number of angles, and lengths of sides, and lines of symmetry to classify polygons

NCTM Standards
• Representations: To use representations to model and interpret physical, social and mathematical phenomena.
• Geometry: To use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.
• To analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three- dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships.

42eXplore
http://www.42explore.com/bridge.htm

Soda Play
http://www.sodaplay.com/

Nova Online: Super Bridge
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridge/

Building Big: Bridges
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/bridge/index.html

Bridges - the Structure and Function
http://www.brantacan.co.uk/bridges.htm

Kid Bridges: The Art of Bridge Construction
http://www.salvadori.org/kidbridges-art-bridge-construction

The Bridge Site - Fun and Learning
http://www.bridgesite.com/funand.htm

Annenberg: Construct a Bridge
http://www.learner.org/catalog/resources/activities/sact9806/sact9806-2.html

Webquest (High School): Wonderful World of Bridges
http://www.blazer.ashland.k12.ky.us/Academics/Mathematics/Hackney/Webquest/waterwebquest.html

Webqest: Building Bridges
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/bridge.htm

Spaghetti Bridge Building Web Quest (Middle School)
http://www.cheney268.com/MSMath/Gillett/Bridges/SBMain.htm

West Point Bridge Design Contest (PC download only)
http://bridgecontest.usma.edu/

Geometry of Bridge Construction
http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/jmac/rs/bridges.htm

Types of Bridges
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002223/types/types.html