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Questions for The Tower Challenge

Your answer to question number one must be submitted separately by the project due date.

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What period are you in?
  1. Draw a scale picture of your tower. Label all dimensions.
  2. How did you make the tower the required height? In other words, how many index cards did you use to meet the eleven inch height requirement? How were the cards configured?

  3. Describe what how you used folds in your design to achieve strength and stability. What else did you incorporate into your design to achieve this?

  4. How did you "cut costs" without sacrificing stability?

  5. Describe what part of your design was as successful as you predicted and what part was not.