Newspaper Table Challenge


Students are challenged to design the strongest table that they can using the least amount of materials and money.  They are given one roll of masking tape and can purchase newspaper sheets at a cost of $5.00 per sheet (a double page spread).  They are not allowed to purchase tape, so it must be used wisely!  Newspaper and tape are the only materials that are to be used.  The table will be evaluated on various criteria, including meeting the design criteria, appearance, design efficiency, and cost efficiency.

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