Civil & Construction Engineering: The Marshmallow Challenge

Date(s) - 13/11/2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


MTU North Campus, Tralee (Kerry Sports Academy)

Learn about construction methods and the science of structures by building the tallest free-standing structure in just 10 minutes using no more than 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow.

For children 10 to 18.

10 attendees per session.


 Safety remains out highest priority at MTU and we wish to inform guests who are planning to attend the onsite events at MTU as part of Kerry Science Week that guidelines in place for indoor events following the publication of public health measures that came into place on Friday, 22 October, will apply to all activities. We will continue to monitor the situation and align to the latest guidance from Government.


  • We will require the production of EY Digital COVID Certificate for all attendees over the age of 16. This includes accompanying parents and guardians.
  • All visitors to the campus over the age of 12 years are required to wear masks.
  • Visitors over the age of 18 will be required to provide contact tracing details. Contact name and telephone number are required and will be securely retained for 28 days and will be compliant with GDPR.
  • All on-campus events/workshops require advance registration and only those in possession of a valid ticket will be permitted to attend

To protect ourselves and others, we ask that all visitors adhere to all the public health behaviours that keep us and our loved ones safe – these include hand hygiene, physical distancing, and face coverings when moving through indoor spaces.

Session 13:00

Session 13:30

Session 14:00

Session 14:30

Booking via the links above or on the home page.

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