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Spaghetti towers

Pictured (l-r) are Tristin Godel, Daniel Hinz and Anissa Mench and their tower, which remained standing during the timed exercise.

Wadena-Deer Creek High School seventh-graders built spaghetti towers in their Integrated Science class on Sept. 11. Using raw spaghetti, mini-marshmallows and one piece of Scotch tape, students had to work together to construct a fragile tower of pasta. Teacher Dawn Paurus said the exercise teaches the students problem solving and teamwork skills.