1. Imagine

Instructions (Part I): View the below video for an introduction to your challenge. 

Instructions (Part II): Imagine a method for creating the tallest possible earthquake-proof building using only your gumdrops and toothpicks. You will be asked to simulate an earthquake using the method below.

Instructions (Part III): Reflect on a possible structural design method and make a clear sketch of your idea on a sheet of paper. You will construct your building on a piece of cardboard as shown above. Below are a two different examples.