CAGIS Clubhouse

Sensational Structures

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Want to know an engineering secret? In this session, we will discover how to build super sturdy structures without any glue! Learn what makes bridges, rooftops, and towers so strong as we explore the science of stability and test out structures of our own!



Ages 7-11: 8 am PT • 9 am MT • 10 am CT • 11 am ET • 12 pm AT
Ages 11-16: 10 am PT • 11 am MT • 12 pm CT • 1 pm ET • 2 pm AT

Materials and Preparation

You will need the following materials:

  • Toothpicks
  • A bag of mini marshmallows (or something else that is small and sticky, like sticky tack)
  • A flat piece of paper or cardstock
  • Scissors

Meet the Expert

Olivia Cirone

Olivia Cirone

Olivia Cirone is a mechanical and biomedical engineering student at McMaster University. She works with the McMaster Women in Engineering Society, an organization that promotes, supports, and uplifts women and young girls in the field of engineering.

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