High School Balsa Model Bridge Competition

This competitive event provides high school students the challenge of building a bridge using only balsa and wood glue to span a distance of 24 inches. The bridges will be tested to destruction and the maximum load recorded. Prizes are awarded for the best design and the largest strength to weight ratio. Registration will start at 9:00am and the competition will last until 2pm in the Vanderhoof-Schutte Structural Lab in the Bingham Building on Friday, February 27th. Contact Nancy Longo, nal24@case.edu, for more information.