Leprechaun Trap - Engineering Challenge Project - Great STEM
Leprechaun Trap - Engineering Challenge Project - Great STEM Activity! "Can you create a trap that can catch and hold one leprechaun cut-out? Materials: (per student) Variety of found materials (outdoor or craft) Scissors, tape and glue Cardboard and paper scraps Popsicle sticks, straws, etc. This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great engineering activity in your classroom! Lab sheets, student and teacher instructions, and challenge signs are all includ
15 Engineering Challenges Kids Love
15 engineering challenges kids love -STEAM. "One of the classes I taught late last year was focused on engineering challenges. The kids had so much fun working in groups and working individually to design and build a number of structures and projects. I decided it would be fun to compile a list of awesome engineering challenges that are sure to stimulate kids’ creativity and critical thinking skills."
STEM Pipe Cleaner Challenge., Teacher Idea
STEM Pipe Cleaner Challenge. "STEM: Pipe Cleaner Challenge Students are challenged with limited materials and difficult work conditions to build the tallest structure possible! Included in this product: Teacher Information Student Directions Recording Page Extension Ideas"
5 Engineering Challenges Clothespins, Binder Clips, Craft Sticks.
5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks. "Five engineering challenges for kids - with wooden clothespins, binder clips, and craft sticks! It's a simple STEM activity that kids of all ages will love. Kids will have a blast just exploring with these materials, and it's a great activity for hand-eye coordination."
35 Resources To Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking., Teacher Idea
35 Resources To Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking. "I’ve scoured the internet, including all of my favourite social media sites, to bring you a fantastic collection of online inquiry and inventive thinking resources that I know will inspire and motivate both you and your students. The collection includes Lego, science, practical activity ideas, engineering, videos, animation, technology and a ton of fun facts – so there is sure to be something for everyone!"
STEM Activities Kids
STEM Activities for Kids: How strong is a piece of paper. How many books can the paper hold is the question of this STEM activity. "This engineering challenge activity can be done by young kids and older kids alike and uses what you already have on hand–no need to buy any supplies. We are going to test the strength of paper, folded in differently shaped columns, by piling books on top. This is very similar to how columns are used to support buildings and other structures."
Build A Bridge 21 Elephants., Teacher Idea
Build A Bridge for 21 Elephants. Great STEM activity! Twenty One Elephants and Still Standing tells the tale of the construction of this famous landmark. Can your students build a bridge that will hold the weight of these elephants? " Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STE
Fairy Tale STEM
Fairy Tale STEM: Literature Based Math and Engineering. By using fairy tales as a jumping off point, students can explore math in fun ways. Here are a collection of fairy tales and STEM ideas that correlate with them. " One of my favorite ways to make math engaging for my kids and to increase interest is to combine math with literature. There are so many wonderful children’s books with beautiful illustrations, and almost any book can be used to explore math in some way. So today I’m going