IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Engineering Option 03(i)

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Take on an Engineering Challenge 3(i) Build a Marshmallow Tower


• Suggested Materials

• Marshmallows (big/small/different brands)
• Cocktail sticks
• Spaghetti
• Sellotape/string
• Bluetac/wire/wool
• Wooden kebab skewers
• Print Handouts (see overleaf)
• Print Leader’s Hints (see overleaf)
• Pens/pencils
• A4 white paper/


Aim of Badge To show engineering is for everyone!

This Badge has 3 options of which 3 must be complete

Marshmallow Tower

Instructions (please refer to more detailed instructions attached)
Preparation -
• Collect Materials (at meeting keep covered until stage 4 (Draw)
• Print (in colour) Handout 1, 2, 3 & 4 one set for each Six
• Print Handout 5, one for each Brownie

Introduce the Story

Brain Storm




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