Challenge 2 - Toothpick tower

Materials:

No more than 20 tooth picks and

No more than 10 marshmallows

Challenge:

Construct the tallest tower you can.

Rules:

-Height is the vertical span from the bottom of the lowest marshmallow to the top of the highest marshmallow.

-Tower must be free standing, resting on a flat surface and not supported anywhere but the lowest marshmallow(s) (no leaning against walls, no suspending your tower)

-You may only enter this challenge once; Multiple entries will be scored, with your worst score going towards your points total (No re-submissions, post edits, or post deletions!).

-Competition runs through 5pm Eastern on Sunday (April 5th).

-Please link pictures of your build (with measuring tape or ruler verifying measurement).

-Kids are encouraged to participate.

Points (pay attention, slightly different this week!)

You will earn:

1 point for every competition you participate in

1 point for making it easy to verify you followed the rules (this also means following the rules )

3 points for besting my solution

2 points for an inventive step. To earn this, your solution must be different than the solutions posted before you and you must explain how it is inventive.

5 points for â€śbestâ€ť solution. In this challenge, the tallest tower wins. In case of tie, earlier post wins.

All decisions final, donâ€™t like my rules, run your own competition.

## Prior challenge:

## Leaderboard

Sam_J4409 - 10

Jacob_Banooni - 5

JKBear331 - 3

JimboFee - 2

UnofficialForth - 2

Lipstick - 2

PaytonB - 2

Brittan - 1