Odyssey of the Mind Menu
How it works:
Select one hands on challenge and three verbal challenges for your team. We’ll bring you all the necessary materials, instruction sheets, judges notes, scoring criteria, and scoring space to complete your chosen problems. [$15 per team]
Build a structure of toothpicks and clay that will sit on a table behind a boundary line. The structure will cantilever, or stick out, as far as possible beyond the boundary line without touching the table surface.
Tower of Pasta
Make a structure of pasta that will hold up a container and placing weights in the container one at a time.
Tug O War
Make two links for tug-of-war chains and attached them to either Chain A or Chain B. The chains will then be used in a tug-of-war.
NOTICE & DISCLAIMER
Odyssey of the Mind is a registered Trademark of Creative Competitions Inc. The Great STEMporium makes no claims of ownership of any OM content or otherwise copyrighted property.
OUR GOAL is to offer OM teams a convenient and fun way to practice spontaneous challenges outside of their usual surroundings. Gathering all the materials for each challenge can be time consuming and sometime costly...but when we share materials across teams, it's much more affordable and convenient.
Make a rhyme using a name or species of an animal.
Pretend you are a patient in an operating room, and you hear noises and conversation. Say what you would like to hear or what you would not like to hear.
Use a word or words to make a first and last name. You must relate the name to an occupation. (E.G. Sal Iva = Dentist)
Omar in a Basket
Say something about the image of Omar in a basket.
Something in Common
Name two things that have something in common and what it is they have in common.
Say something about the item found on Planet Twinkle or say what it may be used for.