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.
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: 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.