Sunday, 1 March 2015

The Marshmallow Challenge

Tom Wujec from Autodesk presents some surprisingly deep research into the "marshmallow problem" -- a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average? 
Do your students have collaboration or communication problems? Why don't you try this?

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