Join the construction team as we attempt to quickly build bridges for the frantic, newly elected mayor. It’s going to be an all out blitz to build these bridges..
HOW WILL YOUR BRIDGE LOOK AT THE END?
Take a peek at over 20 microgames that bring it all together.
What should I wear to work?Help Laborer Andrew find his hard hat! Tap on the correct head equipment as it flies out of the dresser.
How will traffic flow without cones?Help Laborer Dinah correctly position the barrels. Put the barrels in the right place to help traffic flow safely around the construction site.
We got to hold this up somehow!Assist Carpenter Marsha with securing the form. Lock the structure into place to create a solid foundation for the bridge.
Build steel forms that hold concrete together to form supports, bridges and more.
Design the trusses that support the bridge from above and plan traffic control patterns.
Work in every phase of the construction project including traffic control, tying rebar and road grading.
Use cranes to help lift big or heavy loads and lower them in place to form a bridge.
About Road Builder Blitz
Learn about the various construction trades and what goes into a highway construction project by wearing different hats as a carpenter, engineer, laborer, and operator. The games get faster as you get further. See how your bridge looks at the end of each game. The better you do, the nicer your bridge turns out. From learning how traffic flows, to placing beams, you will become a highway construction professional in no time.
Road Builder Blitz was developed in partnership with the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Education to raise awareness of STEM-related construction careers among middle schoolers. Special thanks to 43rd District State Senator Jay Costa for his ongoing support. For more information about careers available in construction, visit www.FutureRoadBuilders.com
TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS
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