Bridges Lesson for Kids: Types & Facts


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Which type of bridge is often built with stone and created to cross rivers and valleys?

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1. This bridge is divided into two parts and can raise up to let boats pass through.

2. A _____ bridge uses small metal or wood beams that are placed together often in triangular patterns.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set allows you to measure your knowledge of bridges. Answer questions about the different types of bridges and how they are built.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll test your understanding of:

  • Two-part bridges that can raise in the middle
  • Bridges that use small metal or wooden beams in a triangular pattern
  • The type of bridge that can move with the wind and weather

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as what type of bridge the Brooklyn Bridge is an example of
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the name given to simple stone bridges that often cross valleys or small rivers
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about different types of bridges based on descriptions of their designs and materials

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of these types of structures by reviewing the lesson titled Bridges Lesson for Kids: Types & Facts. You will be exposed to:

  • Types of bridges that can move
  • Famous examples of bridge designs
  • The earliest bridges made by humans