PDS faculty take The Marshmallow Challenge

The PDS faculty took The Marshmallow Challenge this morning.

Using 20 pieces of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string and a marshmallow: Build the highest freestanding structure with the marshmallow on top. Time allowed: 18 minutes

Here’s a glimpse of what happened:

Here’s the background to the project:


  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by JosieHolford and PDS. PDS said: PDS Faculty took The Marshmallow Challenge this morning. Read more about it here. http://fb.me/GL001Q9D […]

  2. Nice team-building idea from @JosieHolford: http://bit.ly/9hzTQz

  3. Thanks Paul @clear_mason_jar And it was just the beginning of a great day of learning. The rest was even better! Ask. http://bit.ly/9hzTQz

  4. I was reminded of  Tom Wujec’s TED Talk: Build a tower, build a team in an August 2010 Compass Point post by Josie

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