What an exciting STEM challenge this turned out to be! Can you build car that will roll and travel using a balloon as the propulsion method?! Yes, you can! Now, it might spin in circles a little bit, too, however that just adds one more problem to solve. Your kids will love this challenge!This chal
STEM Project for Third, Fourth and Fifth grades.In this activity, students will work in groups to harness the power of a balloon to power their car (pop bottle with wheels). Students will modify the design of their vehicle to produce the best travel distance possible.For a list of materials, please
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th, and 8th grades.In this activity, student will work in groups to harness the power of a balloon to power their car (pop bottle with wheels). Students will modify the design of their vehicle to produce the best travel distance possible.****This STEM product is
5E NGSS Aligned Balloon Cars is easy prep and it engages even the most apathetic students! This resource is now Distance Learning optional! You get a link to make a virtual copy for Google Classroom!Or buy my bundle that includes all of my physics products NGSS Physics Resource BundleIf you need a w
Challenge students to build a balloon-powered car that can travel 5 feet! This STEM challenge will take your students through the engineering design process as they brainstorm, design, build, and test with a fun and engaging project. Click here for an editable STEM journal to use with distance learn
Using found materials, can you create a working balloon race car that can travel a distance of at least six feet?
assorted found materials (cardboard toilet paper or paper towel tubes, straws, rubber bands, plastic bottle caps, etc.)
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This is a 1-2 day STEM Challenge that is great for students who are learning about Potential & Kinetic Energy! Students will build a balloon powered air car from a water bottle and other common materials. All information needed is included in the lab, including a picture of what it should look
If you are a Distance learning teacher and teaching NGSS MS-PS2-1 Apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects, then this resources is perfect for you!For a dollar more you can purchase this resource for both Distance Learning and the tradi
Lego STEM challenges are always a class favorite for my students! I saw a Lego balloon car once on Pinterested and decided to try it out as a class STEM challenge. It quickly became a favorite, so I designed some recording and planning sheets to go along with the challenge the second time around.Thi
Elementary STEAM or STEM Challenges are fun for all ages! From Kindergarten to fifth grade, grab a buddy class and jump into the Balloon Car Challenge. This unit is designed for one lower elementary class working with one upper elementary class. It is possible for you to do this project on your own,
Use this Balloon Powered Car STEM challenge with your class! The STEM activity links with forces, physics, and energy. Students will work together to build cars and then attach balloons to make the car move forward. Students will be given a chance to follow the STEM design process. In the end, stude
STEM Challenges: Balloon-Powered Car STEM Activity (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math):STEM activities and challenges are great for developing critical-thinking, teamwork, design, analysis, innovation, and other skills important for young scientists, mathematicians, engineers and all other stud
Balloon powered car STEM challengeChallenge students to build and race a balloon powered car that can go at least 3 meters distance and must travel in a straight line. Building a balloon powered car provides opportunities for investigation, team work, developing design skills and understanding Newto
The Engineering Design Process is a great way to get your students active with some hands-on STEM project work! This product will work for both students who are new to the Engineering Design Process and those who have experience.
This design challenge asks students to build a balloon powered car ou
Wanna race down the hall and learn at the same tim?. Host a competition for balloon car racing. All you supply is the balloon, students repurpose other materials to build their racer.
Included you will find:
-Instructional Slide Show
-Student Instructional Handout
Have fun this St. Patrick's Day with an engineering challenge! Students will use simple materials to design a 2-wheel balloon car. They will put paper leprechauns in the cars and race to the pot of gold!
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Use common materials to create a balloon powered car while staying on a budget and within a time limit. A great STEM or science project for upper elementary or middle school.The product includes instructions, a rubric, a supply list, and template for the money.
End of the Year STEM Challenges for Students!This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really get their brains going during the end of the school year!This resource is part of the STEM / STEAM All Year Long Curricul
If you are ready for an entire year's worth of STEM Challenges this set is the perfect choice. This collection of student-tested STEM Challenges for elementary students is jam-packed full of so many projects- 60 to be exact. This is all you will need for an entire school year! You have challenges o
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Do your students struggle to understand Newton's Laws of Motion? Here’s a set of three challenges that all involve those laws! Students will be involved in total hands-on learning as they tackle the second and third laws specifically and designing bottle cars, egg cars, and Newton’s cradles! Fabulo