Paper Engineering

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Description

Using paper and sellotape, construct an item that can span a gap / carry an object

Resources

A4 paper or newspaper (could limit amount provided to add to the challenge)
Sellotape
Item to be supported, eg. bar of chocolate

Instructions

Give each team some paper and a roll of sellotape. They have 15-20 mins to construct an item (eg. bridge, chair, tower) that will carry a bar of chocolate, or span a gap of a certain size, or to build the longest bridge or tallest tower.

Tags

  • Bridge
  • bridge building
  • construction
  • engineering
  • paper
  • tower

Badge Links

  • Creative - Problem solving
  • Creative - Problem solving