Constructing towers

Author: Sarah Duffy Age Range: Secondary
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The object of this activity is to introduce science and engineering principles linked to construction

Equipment list

Large teaching space to build the towers.
30 straws per tower.
Masking tape.
Blue tack.
Marbles. Scissors.
Hand fan to judge the stability of the towers.
Prizes (optional) (for best layout etc).
Powerpoint presentation ‘Constructing Towers’ that accompanies this Prep Pack.