• Inspired by episodes:
  • VOY: S3E13

Neelix's Culinary Engineering

Help a local community reinforce their infrastructure using an abundance of pasta found on this Pasta Planet.
  • Inspired by episodes:
  • VOY: S3E13


Engineering construction activities using pasta and marshmallows.


Neelix is the cook on the USS Voyager. He is very creative with his use of food and is always creating new recipes for the all the different species of the crew. Now, trapped on this bizzare planet made entirely from pasta and marshmallows, Neelix is going to put his culinary skills to the test and use the limited building materials at hand to help the Starfleet team solve an engineering challenge. Will you help him see how far this food can go?

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Mission Outcomes

By completing this activity, you can show your Unit Council that you can:

STEM | Engineering:

  • Apply engineering principles to tower design or bridge design
  • Learn how aspects of design thinking can assist in team collaboration
  • Improvise to achieve a construction objective with limited time and resources

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