Tower Power

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What You Do:

Explore the engineering design process.

Learn about engineers and their jobs.

Practice teamwork and communication skills.

Build a index card tower in response to a design challenge.

Lesson adapted from the Engineering Adventures “Shake Things Up” curriculum from The Museum of Science, Boston.

What You Need:


Ruler (1 per group of students )

Masking Tape ( 1 foot per group of students )

Scissors ( 1 per group of students )

Index Cards ( ~100 per group of students )

Small Stuffed Animal ( 1 per class )

Tower Power Presentation ( 1 per class )

Tower Power Worksheet ( 1 per student )

* Students can work in groups of 2-4

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