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Battle of the Boats
Create a boat that will travel a specified distance in the shortest amount of time!
Create a structure that is capable of supporting a large amount of pennies.
Create a device that will launch a ball to knock over bottles.
Create submarine that will sink and come to the surface in the shortest amount of time.
Build a bridge that will allow a vehicle to travel safely across a canyon!
The Weakest Link
Build the longest chain that will hold the most weight!
Create a parachute that will help an egg land safely on a target!
Ultimate Gumball Machine
Create a machine that will sort gumballs in the shortest amount of time!
Magnificent Marble Maze
Create a marble maze that will result in the longest run time!
Create a wheel powered by water that will move the greatest amount of string!
Create an air-powered rocket that will travel the greatest distance!
Create a rubberband vehicle that will travel a specified distance in the shortest time!
Create a device that will launch a ball at a target to earn points!
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