Challenge E: Drop Zone

E Drop-Zone


Our Engineering Challenge asks teams to design, build and test load-bearing structures out of specific materials.

  • Design, build and test a freestanding structure that can withstand impacts from dropped weights.
  • Tell a story about a sudden event with dramatic impact.
  • Design and create a visible or audible depiction of the story’s sudden event.
  • Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents.

Challenge Clarifications:

Your Affiliate Challenge Masters

Nikki Zea
 Mike Druding

IMPORTANT INFORMATION from your Affiliate Challenge Master

Hi Everyone!  I am looking forward to another great Challenge E year!

I hope you’re progressing nicely with a solution to the challenge.

This is the location where I will be giving you any important notes for our challenge as we progress through the season.

It is in the best interest of both you as a Team Manager and the team to check this site often to ensure you all have the latest information that is critical to a successful solution to the challenge.

Also be sure to click on the link to the GENERAL Clarifications.  We already have several general clarifications, please review as a team.  As always, remember that if your team has specific questions about your solution, you have an opportunity to request team specific clarifications.

I look forward to seeing you at upcoming trainings and events.

Good luck!
Nikki Zea




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