BUILD THE TALLEST FREESTANDING STRUCTURE

The  challenge is to

build the

TALLEST FREESTANDING

STRUCTURE

Using  only STRAWS &

                    PIPE CLEANERS!

 

What’s the deal:

Using a combination of straws and pipe cleaners only, build the

TALLEST FREESTANDING structure possible.

Here are the rules:

Ø   You have to use a total of 15 pieces of material. Any combination of straws and pipe cleaners.

Ø   The structure must be able to stand alone.  It cannot be leaning on the table or the wall etc.

Ø   It must be able to stand alone for 60 seconds without collapsing.

Ø   The structure must be measured with a yardstick.

Ø   The measurement of the structure and its ability to standalone must be verified by a library staff member.

Ø   The team with the tallest freestanding structure verified by library staff by October 5 will win a candy prize!

 

 

SUSPENDED MARSHMALLOW CHALLENGE

This week’s challenge will certainly get you thinking out of the box.  Plus it will probably make you hungry!

SUSPENDED MARSHMALLOW CHALLENGE

Using the materials provided how many marshmallows can you suspend in the air in a given amount of time?

Challenge Rules
*You must use only the materials provided in  your design.
*The solution must be constructed on top of the table or other flat surface.
*Your goal is to suspend as many marshmallows in the air as possible in the given amount of time.
*The marshmallows must be suspended using the materials not the hands of any team member.
*There are many different ways to complete the challenge be creative!!

Send in your pictures of your suspended marshmallows before you eat them all!