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Puzzle 13 
Here are a couple of build related questions adapted from an Engineering web site (

What name is given to a thin plate with a hole that is typically used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener , such as a screw  or nut  and is also often used as a spacer?

Beginning with the letter "M", what name is given to a type of hammer , often made of wood  or other soft material and with a relatively large head?

Puzzle 14

Here is another tool you may use on the robot: 
In electrical engineering, DIP switches are designed to be used on a printed circuit board  along with other electronic  components and are commonly used to customize the behavior of an electronic device for specific situations.  What does DIP stand for?

Puzzle 15

Here is a clue to something you may have used on the robot:
Which metal has a high electrical and thermal conductivity, second only to silver among pure metals at room temperature?