Odyssey of the Mind -- Practice Problems

The following problems are for practice only. To view the synopses of the official 2017 - 2018 Odyssey of the Mind problems, click here!

Air Express

Your problem is to create a device, powered by air escaping from a balloon, that will travel as far as it can along a stretched line. You will have three attempts to accumulate score. In addition, your device will attempt to break a balloon target.
The Full Problem

Clean up your Act

Your problem is to create and present a performance about pollution and an original solution to reduce it. You can decide the type of pollution to use for your theme, such as the pollution of freshwater, saltwater, air, the ozone layer, environmental aesthetics, etc.
The Full Problem

Grandeur

The problem is to design and construct an inflatable room to display examples of organisms or an ecosystem. The solutions to the problem are to be shown larger than life-size and presented in a unique environment.
The Full Problem