Spaghetti Bridge Building
New intake students from Year 6 had 25 mins to build a bridge strong enough to hold 200g.
There were three categories:
1 a 20 cm gap between tables. (2cm shorter than the spaghetti)
2 a 30cm gap
3 best designed
Students given only elastic bands, spaghetti and sellotape
Prospective Year 6 students on new intake day.
Aspect of SMSC
Reason for event
Provided prospective students with the opportunity to explore mathematics through problem solving and bridge building encouraging teamwork