NON-VERBAL SPONTANEOUS: Stacking Structures
is a Two-Part Hands-On Problem.
will have 6 minutes to work and complete your solution.
Part 1 you will have 5 minutes to build. In
Part 2 you will have 1 minute to stack your structures.
may ask questions or talk to each other at any time. Time, however, will continue.
PART 1: Using only the materials given, you are to build as many separate structures as your team chooses. All structures must be 3 dimensional and at least 1 inch in height. You may use the scissors as a tool, but not as part of your solution.
2: Your team will stack the
structures you have built. You may
not use any materials to attach the structure to one another. They must stack
like blocks with no connecting materials.
will be scored at the end of the one minute in Part 2.
you are scored, you may not be touching any of your stacked structures.
The stack must stand alone for at least 5 seconds after you have finished
building in order to be scored.
will receive 3 points for each inch of height of the stack of structures, as
measured after it stands for 5 seconds.
will receive 15 points for each individual structure.
will receive 1-25 points for teamwork.
each team the following materials:
20 straws, 20 toothpicks, 2 sheets of 8 ½ x 11” paper, 1 envelope, 3 sticky labels, 4 pipe cleaners, 1 “ cube of clay, 6 index cards, and a pair of scissors.