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The colors of the rainbow are everywhere you look. In this Challenge, it is time to celebrate them all on ROY G BIV’s birthday. Pick your favorite color! - Learn about the seven colors of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet

Age/Grade Requirements Students from kindergarten through university level may participate in the Destination Imagination Challenge Program. 2013 Destination Imagination Challenge Program:

- Create a play about Roy G. Biv’s birthday party - Dress Roy G. Biv in all the colors of the rainbow, and dress the guests in their favorite colors - Have each guest bring a gift that is made mostly of the color they are wearing.

Elementary Level Kindergarten-5th grade (No student reaching age 12 by June 15, 2013)

Middle Level Instant Challenges require teams to engage in quick, creative and critical thinking. At a tournament, a team will

6th-8th Grade (No student reaching age 15 by June 15, 2013)

receive an Instant Challenge and the materials with which to solve it. The team must think on their feet by applying

Secondary Level

appropriate skills to produce a solution in a period of just

9th-12th Grade (No student reaching age 19 by June 15, 2013)

five to eight minutes. In a world with growing cultural connections, increased levels and types of communication, and a new need for real-time teamwork and problem solving, the ability to solve problems quickly is becoming in-

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creasingly critical. Instant Challenges are performance-

Preschool through 2nd grade

New Mexico Tournament Saturday, April 6, 2013 Albuquerque Academy

based, task-based, or a combination of the two. Although each Instant Challenge has different requirements, all In-

College & University Level

stant Challenges reward teams for their teamwork and the

For more information contact, Christine Groberg at or visit our College & University site:

creativity of their solutions. Instant Challenges are kept confidential until the day of the Tournament.

Challenge Previews With the right camouflage, you can become any-

Let’s do the twist! It goes like this: Build a structure

one or anything. Superheroes and chameleons

that can survive a serious hit while holding weight.

change themselves every day! Who will you be

That’s what we are torqueing about!

when you take the mask away?

Points of Interest

Your vehicles are cranked and ready to tell their story.

Points of Interest

- Build a structure made entirely of glue and materi-

Will you push it, play it safe, or take the big risk? Just

- Present a team-created story about a character

als the team chooses from a list

make sure you get In the Zone!

that uses a disguise

- Test the structure by placing weights on it, and by

Points of Interest

- Use only non-verbal theatrical techniques to pre-

subjecting it to torque-inducing impacts

- Present a story about the dangers faced by vehicles,

sent the story

- Produce a list the materials used in your structure,

told from the point of view of one or more vehicles

- Design and construct at least two masks that en-

and provide samples of these materials

- Design and build small vehicles that are able to relia-

hance the story

- Produce a prop or costume made of all the materi-

bly and accurately travel specific distances

als used in the structure

- Use at least three different power sources for

- Tell a story about something or someone that caus-

the vehicles The world has undergone a dramatic change over-

es an unexpected twist or surprising change

night! OK team, grab some T-shirts and markers Art can begin with a flick of the wrist, but can it ride on

and see if you can make sense of this “Change in

the wind? If you take on this Challenge, you will imag-


ine a character so light and airy that it could slip, slide

Points of Interest

LIGHTS: Find a community need.

and sail away!

- Create a 5-minute improv skit about life after a

CAMERA: Solve the need the best way you can!

Points of Interest

dramatic change and how the characters adapt to

ACTION: Then unveil your documentary film to a

- Explore how the science of wind energy can be used to

this change

captivated audience.

make kinetic art move

- Learn about different communication techniques

Points of Interest

- Design and create kinetic art that moves during the

and integrate one into the skit

- Use collaborative problem solving tools to identify


- Use only white t-shirts, washable markers &

and select at least one real community need

- Create and present an original story that features an

team members to create all costumes, sets

- Design and carry out a project to address the real

invisible visitor

& props .

community need

- Integrate wind energy research into the story

- Create a slogan from three randomly select-

- Create a movie that documents the project

ed nouns

- Evaluate the project & prepare a project review

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- Prepare for a live press conference.

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