Contact Us FAQ Fran├žais
Home / Trusses: Look Kool (Season 1)

Trusses: Look Kool (Season 1)

Maple Leaf This item is only available for Canadian orders.
This title is a part of the series Look Kool (Season 1)


Catalogue Number:  APT107
Producer:  Apartment 11
Subject:  Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  3 - 5, 6 - 8
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  22:00
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $149.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $149.00
Single-Site Only
Request Preview Access

Hamza wonders why so many structures, like bridges, cranes, buildings and the Eiffel Tower are made of interlocking triangles. When triangles are used in bridge structures, they are called trusses which are a series of translated or rotated congruent triangles, making the structure extremely strong. In a truss bridge, the joints on the bottom are in tension, or pulling apart, while the joints on top are in compression, or pushing together. A spaghetti truss bridge also proves to be a surprisingly strong structure.

Please click here for the French version of this program.


Related Titles

Math Stew - Bits 'n Bites (Part II): mathXplosion Series

Math Stew - Bits 'n Bites (Part II): mathXplosion Series

GAPC Productions GAP011

The emphasis is on the right angle, right triangle and equilateral triangle. Segments in this...

What's Your Angle?: Look Kool Series (Season 2)

What's Your Angle?: Look Kool Series (Season 2)

Apartment 11 APT083

Today we’re getting the angle on angles! Hamza is really excited about his birthday present for...


Browse Our Collection By Subject

View All Subjects