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What is an Engineer?

November 18, 2015

  
Today Elena is here teaching us about engineering.  We’re excited she’ll be with us every 2 weeks for the rest of the term.

   
She challenge she brought today was to build a freestanding spaghetti tower that could hold a marshmallow the highest.  The limits were 18 pieces of pasta and 18 minutes..

    
    
 
Here are the results.

   

    
 
For more information about the marshmallow challenge, check out the ted talk.

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