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Build a bridge out of pasta across two tables.
The Essex Challenge 2014 - www.essexscouts.org.uk/Challenge


Clear sticky tape
Different types of pasta (include lasagne and
Tape measure


The Essex Challenge 2014 - www.essexscouts.org.uk/Challenge

Instructions: This activity will require teamwork, problem solving and lots of pasta.

See who can build the strongest bridge, using only different types of pasta and sticky tape.

Types of bridges could include:
- Beam bridges
- Cantilever bridges
- Arch bridges
- Suspension bridges
- Cable-stayed bridges

Judge each team’s bridge on its strength and length. The team with the strongest bridge is the winning team



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