Can you skewer a balloon without popping it? Coat a nail in copper? What happens when you plug a clock into a potato?
Make and race a balloon-powered car using just a balloon, a plastic cup, straws, thread and rubber bands.
Watch the video to see Dyson engineers supersizing their balloon cars to see if they can win the race.
Can you build a spaghetti bridge that's strong enough to hold a bag of sugar?
Watch the video to see Dyson engineers attempt the challenge with their spaghetti replica of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Cardboard. Sticky tape. Marbles. Can you build a run that keeps the marble going for at least a minute?
Watch the video to see how Dyson engineers have tackled the problem, including an impressive run made from Dyson parts.
This challenge focuses on the principles of design and structure. Can you design and build a chair from cardboard, that’s strong enough to support your weight?
Watch the video to find out more and see how Dyson engineers took on the challenge.
Can you turn a shoebox into an ingenious device for seeing around corners?
Watch the video to find out more about how periscopes work and how such simple principles can be used to inspire even bigger and better inventions.
This challenge will test your design and invention skills. Can you design and build a boat from cardboard that’s strong enough to float, even with a weight on board?
Watch the video to find out more and see Dyson engineers take on the challenge.
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