Construct a Tower

50-100 straws
2m of masking tape
(or, for older girls:
50 pieces of strong spaghetti-like pasta
block of plasticene)
Beanie Baby of your choice
measuring tape


Using only the materials you've been given, construct the tallest tower you can. The tower must hold the Beanie Baby as high off the ground as possible. It must also be able to withstand a side force of wind, represented by the fan. Give points for the tallest tower, the strongest tower etc.

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