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Toothpick bridge wins third in nation

Special to SEGAZINE

*BCMS students national awardScience skills are at work at  Brantley County Middle School this year as teachers were able to offer several applied learning connections classes this year.The results of this exploratory learning has paid off with  Mrs. Donna John’s Science Action Lab students winning third place in the nation for their entry. In a recent bridge building competition, future scientists Jesse Worth, Cassidy Tucker, Brittany Tolbert, Kassidy Griffin and Mara Gibson constructed a 59 1/2 inch bridge with an unsupported span of 53 1/2 inches. The project was built out of tooth picks and glue and easily passed the contests’ criteria of supporting the weight of three full 12 ounce soda cans.

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