The Longest Rope

Tell teams this is a nonverbal problem

You will have 5 minutes to solve this problem.

Your problem is to build a rope out of the materials provided

Score will be as follows:

Each 3 inches of the rope will receive 2 points

Creative construction of the rope 1-15

How well the team works together 1-20

Give the teams the following materials to work with

4 sheets of paper 1 paper bag 1 envelope

2 pieces of 12 inch string 5 mailing labels

4 straws 10 toothpicks 1 pencil 1 pair of scissors