Built to Last

Earn winnings by taking risks and by taking advantage of the compounding return

Learning Objective

To teach students the power of compound interest and risk taking.

Game Instructions

How high can you build a tower? This game costs £50 to play.

Heights and winning:

  • 25 cm tower = 50% (for first go, winning = £25 plus initial £50 stake)
  • 35 cm tower = 70% (for first go, winning = £35 plus initial £50 stake)
  • 50+ cm tower = 100% (for first go, winning = £50 plus initial £50 stake)

Did you win on your first go? Now the bigger decision – risk it all for an even bigger winning or take the money and run!