Resources for Educators & Students
- Golden Gate Bridge History and Engineering Exhibition: Physical exhibits that are on display at the Golden Gate Bridge Visitor Area near the south tower allow visitors the opportunity to learn more about the engineering and history of the Bridge. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning. An online version of these physical exhibits adds resources for teachers and students and information about an offsite exhibit, and provides additional photos and links to outside resources.
- Golden Gate Bridge History & Research: Visit the History & Research section of our website to learn about Bridge construction, unique features, anniversaries, and statistics and data.
- Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Website: This website captures the Bridge's 75th anniversary celebration that took place in May 2012, and a partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for visitor experience improvements at the Bridge plaza.
- Photo & Image Galleries:
The following links direct you to websites that are not owned, operated by, or affiliated with the Golden Gate Bridge, but which may be helpful to you in learning more about the Golden Gate Bridge and bridges in general.
- PBS American Experience:
- PBS NOVA: Build A Bridge - A companion website to a NOVA program where you can test your engineering skills by trying to match the right bridge to the right location.
- The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco: Bridging the Golden Gate - The story behind the construction of the span.
- Online Archive of California: Golden Gate Bridge - Descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions.
- Bridge Building Contest - The construction and testing of model bridges promotes the study and application of fundamental principles physics and also helps high school students develop "hands on" skills through bridge construction.