STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process. Reading passage and rubric included, too! $ #STEM #STEMchallenge #STEMengineering

STEM Trifold: Flotation Device

STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process.

STEM challenges can feel daunting and intimidating. However, they're easier to set up and carry out than you think! Check out these three STEM challenges that use materials you likely already have in your classroom or school, and learn how to execute them without fuss or hassle.

Engineering on a Dime: 3 STEM Challenges You Can Do Today

Engineering challenge: one pack of index cards and 12 inches of tape. Build a structure at least 2 ft tall that can hold a small stuffed animal.

Cool idea to use with Andrea Betty books>>Engineering challenge: one pack of index cards and 12 inches of tape. Build a structure at least 2 ft tall that can hold a small stuffed animal.

STEM Challenges: Straws are such a great material to use for your STEM projects. They are easy to use, come in many colors and sizes, and they are inexpensive! Here's a maze made of straws!

It's All About Those Straws!

STEM Challenges: Straws are such a great material to use for your STEM projects. They are easy to use, come in many colors and sizes, and they are inexpensive! Here's a maze made of straws!

STEM challenge design a bridge

STEM challenge: Design a bridge

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Use this anchor chart to establish expectations for STEM engineering projects. Simple STEM idea with free printables included, too! From More Than a Worksheet

How to Introduce S.T.E.M. Expectations

Have written out for Monday of Simple Machines, WK 2 Use this anchor chart to establish expectations for STEM engineering projects. Simple STEM idea with free printables included, too! From More Than a Worksheet

STEM Challenge: Toothpick towers! Students all have the same supplies, but they build completely different structures! Each group adds its own special ideas!

5 Ways to Prove What STEM is Not

How Strong is Spaghetti?  STEM Challenge for Kids!  Create tests to investigate the strength of spaghetti.

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids!

STEM Challenge Worksheets Page 1

STEM Challenge Worksheets {FREE Printable

This resource is a graphic organiser that could be used to help students when completing a technology activity.

STEM Challenge: The first graders loved building, but their towers tended to spread sideways along the tables rather than getting very tall.   They also quickly discovered that using a card between layers came them platforms to keep building on.

How to Use One Simple Material for a Highly Engaging Challenge

STEM Challenge: The first graders loved building, but their towers tended to spread sideways along the tables rather than getting very tall. They also quickly discovered that using a card between layers came them platforms to keep building on.

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