Lesson Plan

Marshmallow Design Challenge

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How tall is your marshmallow structure? Using only limited supplies (including uncooked spaghetti noodles, masking tape, and one marshmallow), teams endeavor to support the marshmallow atop the tallest spaghetti structure they can build. Interestingly, this lesson includes a debrief aspect which features a TED Talk on the challenge and the tendency of children to be more successful than college students. Videos of both the TED Talk and the last few minutes of a high school challege are includ

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Resource Details
Grade
5th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Video
Year
2011