Cable-Stayed Bridge Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The primary force holding a cable-stayed bridge together is the _____ in the cables.

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1. Cable-stayed bridges were popular in Europe after World War II because of the high cost of _____.

2. The longest bridge in New York is called the _____ Bridge.

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Complete the quiz and worksheet so you can figure out how much you know about cable-stayed bridges. How these bridges work and their design are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • Name for the towers in a cable-stayed bridge
  • The longest bridge in New York
  • Famous cable-stayed bridge in Tampa, Florida
  • The main force that holds one of these bridges together

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about why cable-stayed bridges were widely used in Europe after WWII
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on cable-stayed bridges
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about materials and design of cable-stayed bridges

Additional Learning

Learn more about these bridges by working through the lesson called Cable-Stayed Bridge Facts: Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you:

  • Review cable-stayed bridge history
  • See how these bridges support weight
  • Decide where you can find cable-stayed bridges