Given: 2 pencils, 6 oz clay (3-2 0z. balls), 10 straws, 3-8.2″x11″ sheets of tagboard, 20 pieces of dry macaroni, 12 inches of masking tape, 2 Styrofoam cups, 4 large marshmallows, 5 toothpicks, 1 golf ball.

This is a two part problem. Part one: the team is given 2 minutes to think and 5 minutes to complete the problem. They are to build a structure with the materials given. Each team member will be given a card numbered 1-5. They will roll a die and whatever number comes up, that person will add one piece of material to the structure.

Scoring- 1 point for each material left on the structure at the end of 5 minutes. 10 points if the structure holds the golf ball. 1-10 points for teamwork. 1-15 points for the creativity of the structure. 25 points if the structure never falls during the 5 minutes.

In part two, the team will be given one minute to respond in turn with a description of what their structure is.

Scoring- 1 point for common responses and 5 points for creative responses.

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