Large spider webs were constructed for each team. The
teams had to physically move each of their members
through various sized holes in their
webs. Each member had to be passed through one of the
holes in the web from the unsafe side to the safe side,
using each hole only once and without touching any part
of the web.
The goal was to get the entire team through to the safe
The teams had to decide which person goes through
each hole and which members of the team were needed
on each side of the web for support services.
Team members took a variety of roles. Some were
physical support, some were visual support in order
to ensure team members were passed through
successfully and safely.
Results were based on how well team members worked
together and communicated among each other. As
passing a person through a hole often required the
support of the entire team, effective communication
As team members were being physically passed through
the holes with the support of their team, there was
a high level of trust required in order for it to be