Julie Hendrick from Cal Poly's Society of Women Engineers tests out the strength of a miniature bridge by stacking weights on it Tuesday during a visit to Steve Sharp's fourth-grade class at Shell Beach Elementary School.
Julie Hendrick from Cal Poly's Society of Women Engineers tests out the strength of a miniature bridge by stacking weights on it Tuesday during a visit to Steve Sharp's fourth-grade class at Shell Beach Elementary School. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Julie Hendrick from Cal Poly's Society of Women Engineers tests out the strength of a miniature bridge by stacking weights on it Tuesday during a visit to Steve Sharp's fourth-grade class at Shell Beach Elementary School. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

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