Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Moar Domes

Last night we built a 4V dome out of straws and brads. The preparation and construction were a bit tedious. The straws had to be cut very carefully, and then marked with colored sharpies so we could keep track of each size. Each straw then had to have a hole punched into each end. This particular structure is made out of 250 straws. There are 6 different sizes. We used this reverse calculator here, and our longest strut is 20cm long:


Morgan constructed it while I kept track of Aias, but I did the preparations. I started to help but then SOMEONE *glares at Aias* refused to go to bed. Such is life!

Anyhow, we used this to construct:


Our color codes are the same.

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