Building with Chocrete

Roger Faires of Mott Macdonald, discusses an innovative education project that challenges schoolchildren to make beams from “Chocrete” – a mix of chocolate and cereals.

In January a colleague, Bonnie Leung, and I volunteered an event which saw 50 pupils from Cambridge schools compete in organised STEM activity. We devised a task that saw students create a structural beam out of “Chocrete” - a mix of cereals and chocolate, using bamboo sticks as reinforcement.

Have a look at the full article here 

https://www.istructe.org/blog/2018/building-with-chocrete