Live Load Towers

New twist on towers today…they had to handle a live load of a marble rolling from the top to the bottom of the tower. The students did an awesome job!

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Jenga Day

Today we played Jenga to see what the game could teach us about structural engineering.

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Today’s Winning Towers

The challenge today was to create freestanding towers that were a minimum of 40 cm high and aesthetically pleasing all while supporting that large marshmallow for 60 seconds. Here are the winning towers. Congrats!

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Spaghetti Towers 2019

Our first attempt at spaghetti tower building.

25 pieces of spaghetti and 20 mini marshmallows can be used to support a large marshmallow for 60 seconds. Tallest tower wins!

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Elements Quizlet

Feel free to use the following as a study tool for your elements quiz!periodic-table-of-elements3

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So Far this Year….

It’s been a busy one…

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Towers – Day 2

Some impressive results on Friday!

Criteria:  Tallest tower to support a large marshmallow for 60 seconds
Constraints:  25 pieces of spaghetti, 20 mini-marshmallows, must be free-standing

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Adventures in Tower Building

8th Grade’s first attempts at tower building this year.

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Spring Concert

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The Santa Elf is Safe!

Almost everyone was successful in helping the Santa Elf get off the shelf via zipline!  Side note….as the day went along, certain angelic children got hold of the camera, therefore, there may be a few more pics in the later blocks.

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