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STEM idea: One of the most popular challenges is the Spaghetti Tower (sometimes called Marshmallow Tower) challenge. It's actually a completely doable, fun way for your kids to experiment, collaborate, and problem solve.

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Looking for a fun STEM activity to use to celebrate Halloween?!This challenge asks students to use toothpicks and candy corn to build the tallest tower they can.Students can use this 2-sided printable to record their ideas, plans, and reflections related to this challenge!!Enjoy!!This free resource is featured in the "Tricks and Treats" Fall ebook presented by Upper Elementary Snapshots!

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One Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity

One Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM activity! What is the tallest free-standing tower you can build with 100 toothpicks and two cups of mini-marshmallows? $

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The Marshmallow Challenge, a Great Team Building Exercise (Middle School Math Rules!)

I am on Spring Break this week and have been going through my Blog Post Drafts. I came across this empty post that was titled Day4- The Marshmallow Challenge. On the fourth day with my students this

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The marshmallow Challenge Team Activity -- Provide teams of 4 with 18 minutes, 20 spaghetti sticks, 1 yd masking tape, 1 yd string, & one large marshmallow then see who can build the tallest tower. Great for all ages! Tom Wujec via TED talks

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