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Save Our Ship
Objective Construct a boat capable of holding the greatest mass without sinking
Participants Teams of up to six.
Materials 5 pieces of paper 30 x 45 cm; 150 ml of white glue; 50 toothpicks.
Rules

The boat must have a maximum area of 20 cm x 20 cm

Judging The boat will be sunk by adding cups of sand. "Sink" means touching bottom.
Source Chris Miedema

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