Think you've got what it takes to be an engineer?

Try your hand at building the tallest, strongest, most robust tower out of pasta and marshmallows! In this activity, groups of three will attempt to build sturdy towers out of fluffy marshmallows and spaghetti—and they have to be sturdy enough to hold as many small weights as possible.

Basic principles of structural mechanics are introduced in this fun activity. Suitable for high school students.