Given: One bag miniature marshmallows, 1 box toothpicks, 6″ masking tape, one sheet 8 1/2 x 1 1 paper, and an object to be used as a weight.

You will have 3 minutes to plan and 5 minutes to build. You may talk only during the planning time. Your problem is to construct a structure as tall as possible using only the materials provided. The structure must be freestanding and support the weight for one minute.

Scoring: 5 points for each cm. of height, 25 points for holding the weight for one minute.

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