Leprechauns should be making their rounds this month, hiding under rainbows with their pot of gold and four-leaf clovers. Just imagine if you were able to get close to a leprechaun and all its gold. What would you do? Steal his gold? Well, that’s going to be part of the challenge this month. We aren’t going to trap the leprechaun but try and take the gold right from under his nose. Your challenge is to design a tool that will be able to grab the pot of gold from a distance as if you were in the bushes. What will you design, a lasso, a grabber, a sticky hand, a long hook?
Your gold taking tool does have some criteria and constraints. Only the materials provided can be used in your design. The tool must be able to reach at least 2 feet. You will also want to make sure the pot of gold doesn’t tip over and spill any gold. The more gold in the pot when it reaches you the better!
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