Teach your students about the art and science of bridge building while creating replicas of real-word bridges with the K'NEX Education Real Bridge Building Set. This 2304-piece educational construction kit supports six to eight students working in teams, as they build replicas of f 13 real world bridges, including Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Harbor Bridge, the Tower Bridge and more. It makes a great learning tool for kids aged 10 and up or for fifth to ninth grade students. It is perfect for teachers who are looking for a complete kit that teaches about bridges and structural engineering and is also aligned to national education standards. Students can work as a team and collaborate on building seven big bridges two at a time thanks to the thousands of colored pieces in this set. K'NEX Education promotes the development of teamwork, camaraderie and social skills. It also provides a hands-on study of the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. This educational kit is the ideal learning toy for playdates and classroom settings. Thanks to its complex and cognitive approach to entertainment, K'NEX Education promotes growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. It helps develop student's creativity and natural curiosity about how things work while providing endless entertainment. A step-by-step instruction booklet is also included in this education kit that contains complete details on the seven inquiry-based engineering projects that children can construct. With this playset, children can build replicas of famous bridges that are five to six feet long. In addition, this toy set includes two storage trays. Children will enjoy playing and learning STEM concepts like bridge types and their characteristics, bridge history, design process, tension, load, stress, elastic limit and more with the K'NEX Education Real Bridge Building Set.