Tower of Pasta
is home to the tallest free-standing tower in the world: the
CN Tower. You probably won't be able to match its 533 metres,
but let's see how sky-high you can get this structure.
kinds of balls
are no step-by-step instructions for this project!
You can do whatever you want with the material. The object is
to build a tower as high and as strong as you can using only
spaghetti and marshmallows.
How much weight will each tower support? Will is hold a ping-pong
ball? A golf ball? A tennis ball? A basketball? A cannon ball?
Give yourself points as follows:
the structure can hold a:
student or group receives...
yourself 1 point for every centimetre of tower height.
yourself 5 extra points if you finished your tower before
you ate all the marshmallows.
yourself 5 extra points if you build a funky tower (you
be the judge!).
yourself 5 extra points if your tower makes your teacher
do a "double-take".
your tower is able to hold more than one object, you get
points for both.