Strength of triangles!

Marshmallows, tooth picks and a challenge! Make a cube. How many blocks can you balance on a single card?

Step one: Make the cube


Step two: Start balancing


Step three: Detect a problem? Yes, definite leaning!


Step four: Get four more toothpicks and . . .


Step five: Give credit to the triangle! It is the strongest structure!


This fun activity and more can be found in this book: Build it! Structures, Systems and You written by Adrienne Mason and illustrated by Claudia Davila.

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