Pathway: The Story of Public Power

Build paper towers using actual power pole schematics and newspapers!

You can use the Paper Power Tower Blueprint document below but in the spirit of STEM Lab challenges there are a few adaptations!

Paper Power Tower - STEM Challenge


Rule #1: You can use only 2 sheets of 8.5 x 11 paper

Rule #2: Your tower must be free standing

Rule #3: Your tower must be too scale 

A blueprint set of instructions for the paper power tower activity.


These are actual schematics for two different power poles used throughout Nebraska!

A foldable personal engineering design notebook

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