Goal is to build the tallest free standing structure using limited supplies and time.
Rules of the competition
Tower must be free standing (can not be supported by anything)
Limited supplies allowed
•2 Sheets of paper (regular copy paper) •28 cm of tape (basic clear tape) •Scissors for cutting
Tower must stand for minimum of 10 seconds
Groups cannot share ideas or plans during the competition
Talking between groups is not allowed during the competition
Time limit 30 minutes
Grade is based on final tower height
Essential Question: How can I create the tallest paper tower using only two sheets of paper and 28 cm of clear tape?
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