Materials List: Tunnel Through!

Each group needs:

  • 10 Popsicle sticks
  • five 10 cm lengths of wire or pipe cleaner
  • cardboard square, at least 20cm square (for a student working surface)
  • clay (~ 15cm x 12cm)
  • plastic spoon
  • pencil or wooden dowel
  • Tunnel Engineering Design Worksheet
  • (optional) Other objects around the classroom that could be used as tools for boring tunnels through clay

For the entire class to share:

  • glue
  • rulers
  • water
  • weights or heavy objects to use as weights (such as books)