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> Hi there,
> Thanks for your explanation Sandra. A few questions though about the bridge
> structure. How big a piece of posterboard? How much of the poster board
> should be overlapping the chair? Do you mean sandwich the acordian folded
> poster board between two straight pieces of poster board. Thanks again.
> Sincerely, Ruth in IL
Actually it's been awhile and it's not child that sits on the
structure it's a TONKA truck that I use to use. I was thinking of
this after I wrote the last post. A whole piece of poster board x 3.
You will have to experiment on overlap before doing it. It's been
awhile but I believe I put two chairs facing each other and then
there was a gap between them of about 10-12" or so (I never measured
anything.) The poster board went on lengthwise.Yes I mean top is -
middle is ^^^ and bottom is -. If you don't want to use the chair
demonstration just have them practice with paper at their
Here is a web site on architecture and structure:
On the left column is a kit you can buy all about structure, which
use to be on this site for free. It appears it now cost $100- but
includes 60 slides, you can still get alot from this site. You can
also email and set up to have an architect come to your school. The
reason I am posting it (not only is it a good resource but it also
had an accordion image with bridges) I can't find it now, I'm not
sure if it is in the pack they are selling or somewhere on this new
site. The old format had larger pictures but this gives more info.
Gum you can reach me at address below.
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