Cardboard chair

Angel Rodriguez, Author

In The Engineering course in the school of YMLA, the scholars were tasked to build chairs only using cardboard. They are allowed to use anything to keep the cardboard together, like duct tape and super glue but they were only allowed to use cardboard.

Mr. Scott, the Engineering teacher, also added more challenging and STEM-related criteria for the project, 1. The chairs have to be able to support Mr.Scott as he sits on it.2. The chair has to have back support so that he can lean on the chair without falling to the floor. And 3. Each group of scholars can only use 5 cardboard boxes.

As you can see, here is one of the many designs that students came up with.