Design a Set of Mechanical Genes

Design a set of mechanical genes that control the way something grows.

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Inspiration Video

Suggested Materials

Reccomended
  • tape
  • scissors
  • box
  • boba straws
  • small straws
  • pipe cleaners
  • marker or pen
  • paper or tissue paper
Optional
  • popsicle sticks
  • brass fasteners
  • rubber bands
  • hot glue

Difficulty Level

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This design challenge may require complex motor skills, understanding of abstract concepts, or unusual materials to build.