Annual Tower of Power competition, part of National Engineers Week at Johns Hopkins, challenges students from Baltimore schools to build the tallest tower out of pasta and marshmallows.
National Engineers Week competition challenges students, alumni, and community to use their noodles.
Held annually as part of National Engineers Week at JHU, event challenges teams of undergraduates, graduate students, staff, alumni, and area middle school students to engineer the tallest possible towers from uncooked pasta and marshmallows in 30 minutes.
The annual event challenges teams of Johns Hopkins undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni, as well as students representing several area middle schools, to engineer the tallest possible towers from boxes of uncooked spaghetti and bags of marshmallows.
Daniel Kaganov entered Theta Tau’s “Tower of Power” competition because he thought it would be fun. Besides, the coordinators of the event held Monday evening in Johns Hopkins University’s Glass Pavilion promised free pizza and soda afterwards. Little did Kaganov—a double-major in chemistry and computer science—know that his chemistry acumen would come in so handy. […]