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Spaghetti Tower STEAM Challenge

By: Tina Shaffer

Ready to put your creative thinking skills to the test? For this challenge, students will build a spaghetti tower as tall as possible that can hold a marshmallow on top. You can also try this activity as a family!

Materials: 30 pieces of spaghetti, 20 mailing labels (or 30 inches of masking tape), 1 marshmallow

Scoring:
A. 10 points if your structure is successfully balancing the marshmallow on top
B. 5 points for each inch of height of your structure (up to 100 points max)
C. Up to 20 points for the creativity of your solution
D. Up to 20 points for how well your group worked together (if applicable)

After completing the challenge, share your photos with us on social media and let us know your structure’s height!

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