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Tug of War
Lesson 5: Tug of War Competition


Now it is time to compete in the Tug of War competition! Watch the video below to learn the process you can use to apply all the things you have previously learned to the Tug of War competition.

Understanding the Rules

View this animation to see the Tug of War game play in action.

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Read this document to analyze and interpret the rules for the competition.

As you read the rules, think about how you can use them to develop a game strategy.

Showing the rules for how to play tug of war. Showing a top down image of the field setup

Check Your Understanding

Before moving on to the next video, ensure that you understand the rules of the competition by answering the questions in the document below in your engineering notebook. 

Check Your Understanding questions >

Applying the Engineering Design Process

Watch this video about the engineering design process to see how to walk through the steps to continue improving your robot for the Tug of War competition.

Open Engineering Design Process Poster

Collaborative Decision-Making

As you work through the engineering design process, you will need to communicate with your team members. Watch this video to see examples of good communication that you can use while you make decisions with your team.

Select Next > to reflect on what you have learned and done throughout this Lesson.