Calling all budding engineers, it's time for the 2009 West Point Bridge Design Contest!
Go to the site, download their software, form a team of 1-2 members, and build the least expensive bridge that will support the simulated load test.
Who is eligible? (No reason to start a petition, homeschoolers are included!)
1) Students, age 13 through grade 12, who are currently enrolled in middle schools, junior high schools, and high schools in the United States.
(2) Students, age 13 through grade 12, who are legally home schooled in the United States.
(3) All U.S. citizens, age 13 through grade 12, who are attending school outside of the United States or are home-schooled outside of the United States.