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FREE STEM Activity: Paper Chain Challenge!
Integrate STEM in your classroom with this FREE STEM Challenge! Begin building community in your classroom while introducing STEM. This activity helps students develop critical thinking and engineering skills. Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their ac

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My Own Snow Storm- FREE STEM Activity
Do you need some short STEM activities for your students to fill in between PBL’s? Are you just starting out in your STEM journey? Do you need to create excitement about Science in your class? These STEM activities will work for any of those situations! Try these out for free and if you like the
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DIY Snowflakes FREE STEM Activity
Do you need some short STEM activities for your students to fill in between PBL’s? Are you just starting out in your STEM journey? Do you need to create excitement about Science in your class? These STEM activities will work for any of those situations! Try these out for free and if you like them
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STEM Challenges FULL YEAR BUNDLE with Back to School STEM Activities
STEM challenge activities are so much fun. But, finding the time to incorporate design challenges into your curriculum can be difficult. This FULL YEAR STEM BUNDLE includes MORE THAN 50 STEM DESIGN CHALLENGES from the STEM with CLOSE READING series. Each challenge seamlessly allows you to tie tog
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"Once Upon a STEM" Story Challenges | Stem Challenges | Stem Activities
Introducing Once Upon a Stem: Stem Story Challenges Volume 1 Save Big: 10 Stem Story Challenges x $3.00 =$30.00 10 Stem Story Challenges Volume 1 =$20.00 Why Once Upon a STEM? Creating a really great STEM resource doesn't happen overnight. I learned, over the past year, that it takes what see
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STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack 6th - 8th Grade (PDF version)
Sixteen S.T.E.M. Middle School Projects! - Updated August 2018! Download the preview file to try out one of my activities for FREE! These 16 middle school STEM labs are also part of my "STEM for the whole year" 36 Pack Mega Bundle which includes 16 Pack #1, 16 Pack #2 and 4 BONUS activities!!!
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STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack K - 2nd Grade (PDF version)
Sixteen S.T.E.M. Elementary Projects for Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade. - Updated August 2018! Download the preview file to test out one my activities for FREE!!! These 16 STEM labs are also part of my "STEM for the whole year" 36 Pack Mega Bundle which includes 16 Pack #1, 16 Pac
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Back to School STEM Activities with Fred the Worm
Back to School STEM is a perfect way to build community through team building! These four STEM activities are based around Fred the Worm and his misadventures. Students must help Fred out of some tricky situations as he travels around the United States. Included **Teacher Instructions: objective,

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STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack 3rd - 5th Grade (PDF version)
Sixteen S.T.E.M. Elementary Projects for third, fourth and fifth grades! - Updated August 2018! Download the preview file to test out one of my activities for FREE!! These 16 STEM labs are also part of my "STEM for the whole year" 36 Pack Mega Bundle which includes 16 Pack #1, 16 Pack #2 and 4
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Marshmallow Challenge: A STEM Activity
Looking for a fun Back to School Activity? You students will LOVE this Marshmallow Challenge. This activity has been adapted from Tom Wujec's Marshmallow Challenge. Included in this file: Teacher Notes Student Planning and Reflection Sheet Classroom Directions PowerPoint Want to know more about h
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STEM Challenges - Back to School STEM Activities All Year Long!
STEM / STEAM All Year Long Curriculum Bundle! A total of 28 Challenges! Each STEM Challenge has detailed directions, photo examples, a list of materials needed, prediction section, brainstorming section, trials 1, 2, & 3, final results section with drawings, and a reflection section. This bun
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100th Day of School STEM Activities
Celebrate your 100th day of school with these STEM and STEAM challenges! These STEM activities include the number 100 in a variety of ways. Contents → Instructions and sample images → Printable pages for each challenge → PNG and JPG of a 100 frame for the Maze and Pixelated Design Challenges → Bul
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Save Fred ~ Teambuilding STEM Activity
Begin the year with this teambuilding project. Teachers can assess students ability to work together, complete a project, reflect on the lesson, and redsign it to achieve faster results. Saving Fred will become an instant hit. Included in this project, you will find: - A student workbook that is re
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One Hundred Toothpicks: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing tower you can build with 100 toothpicks and two cups of mini-marshmallows? Materials: (per pair or group) 100 toothpicks Two cups of mini-marshmallows Containers for supplies (ziploc bags or plastic ones) Ruler or tape measure This packet
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St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Pudding Science STEM Activity Freebie
St. Patrick's Day Free Leprechaun Pudding Science STEM Activity with Directions for the Teacher and Scientific Observation Sheet for the Students! Click here to read more about it and how easy it is for you to plan and prepare at my blog. Thank you, Fern Smith * TPT Store * Blog * Pinterest * © F
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STEM activity - Hansel and Gretel Fairy Tale Challenge
STEM activity / challenge with a STEM tale: Hansel and Gretel Trap the Witch! STEM tales are a series of STEM challenges that are accessible for your youngest budding engineers; they use a fairy tale that your students are likely already familiar with. By adding in a story element, those students th

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STEM Activity Challenge Spaghetti Tower K-2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to build the tallest structure possible from mini-marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti noodles. Not only will the students learn the importance of working together as a team, but they will discove
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Boat Building STEM Activity
This activity will lead your students through the process of building a boat! 1) Brainstorm and sketch a design 2) Calculate the cost of materials needed 3) Build your boat 4) Test your boat 5) Reflect *It's important to note that this comes in an editable PowerPoint, so you will be able to custom
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STEM Activity Challenge Marshmallow Catapult 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. In this activity students will work in groups to create a catapult from popsicle sticks. They will modify their catapult in order to produce the best launch possible. Kids will have a great time launching mini marshmallows across the room while learn
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Iggy Peck Architect Book Companion and STEM Activity
Iggy Peck Architect is the funny, charming tale of a young man with unconventional talents and interests. Few people appreciate his talents until a fateful field trip where his talent rescues his teacher and fellow students! This instant classic is a wonderful way to inspire your students to nurtu
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Free STEM Challenge Mini Journal
This product contains a FREE STEM Mini Journal that is ideal for students in grades 1-5. The writing format is quick and simple, allowing more time for the STEM construction and collaboration process. Also includes suggestions for simple STEM challenges and construction materials. If you apprecia
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STEM Activity Challenge Aluminum Foil Boat K-2nd Grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to design and build a small boat from aluminum foil. They will then see how many pennies it can hold before it sinks. The goal is for each student to work with their group to build and modify the
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Tin Foil Tower: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing tower your group can build with only one box of aluminum foil? Materials: (for a group) - One box of aluminum foil (25 sq. feet size) (I found it at the Dollar Tree.) - Scissors - Tape measure This packet contains all the informati
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STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack #2 {K - 2nd Grade}
Sixteen S.T.E.M. Elementary Projects for Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade - Updated August 2018! Download the preview file to try out one of my activities for FREE!! These 16 STEM labs are also part of my "STEM for the whole year" 36 Pack Mega Bundle which includes 16 Pack #1, 16 Pac
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STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack #2 (6th-8th Grade)
Sixteen S.T.E.M. Middle School Projects! - Updated August, 2018 Save even more money and buy "STEM for the whole year" 36 Pack Mega Bundle which includes 16 Pack #1, 16 Pack #2 and 4 BONUS activities!!! Click Here!!! ******PLEASE NOTE: This product is very similar to the 3-5th grade version— STEM
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Oreo Tower: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing tower you can build using only Oreo Cookies? Materials Needed: Oreo Cookies 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 c
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Toothpick Pyramid: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing pyramid you can build using toothpicks and clay within the 30 minute time limit? Materials: (per group) One large package of toothpicks One package of non-drying clay (you can find it on-line or at the dollar store) Timer Flat surface
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STEM Activity Challenge Marble (Noodle) Roller Coaster K-2nd Grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to create a rollercoaster from foam pool noodles. They will include twists, turns, hills and loops. The goal is to create an exciting “ride” (for the marble) while getting it safely to the ground
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Growth Mindset STEM BUNDLE 2 - 8 Fairy Tales
These STEM challenges are introduced to students with Fairy Tale Partner Plays. Each partner play incorporates Growth Mindset concepts to equip your students to take risks and embrace mistakes as part of the learning process! There are flipbooks for both growth mindset concepts AND STEM concepts to
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STEM Activity Challenge Musical Straws 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! Working in groups, students will explore sound. They will cut a normal straw and turn it into a musical instrument. They will then cut the straw to different lengths and analyze how the length changes the pitch. In the proces
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STEM Activity Challenge Pop Can Races 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! Students will work in groups to explore electrostatic forces between a balloon that they charge and a pop can on the floor. After experimenting with different balloons and different methods, teams will race their pop can a dis
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STEM Activity Challenge Levitating ping pong ball 3rd - 5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! Students will work in groups to discover the phenomenon that occurs when a ping pong ball is placed above a straw and air is blown through the straw. Most people would expect the ping-pong ball to fly up and off to the side—bu
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STEM Activity Challenge Spaghetti Tower 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to build the tallest structure possible from mini-marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti noodles. Not only will the students learn the importance of working together as a team, but th
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STEM Activity Challenge Aluminum Foil Boat 3rd-5th
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to design and build a small boat from aluminum foil. They will then see how many pennies it can hold before it sinks. The goal is for each student to work with their group to build
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STEM Activity Challenge Oobleck K - 2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to explore the properties of Oobleck. They will be testing random objects such as paper clips, toothpicks, marbles, string etc. to determine whether they float or sink. Oobleck has properties unl
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Free STEM or STEAM Printables for use with any lesson!
STEM activities are fun, hands-on, engaging, and collaborative. Students love the interactive nature of these activities, and teachers love the creative and critical thinking they require. This free pack of printables can be used with any STEM lesson! For those who have purchased any of the "Miss P
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STEM Activity Challenge Marshmallow Catapult K-2nd Grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to create a catapult from popsicle sticks. They will modify their catapult in order to produce the best launch possible. Kids will have a great time launching mini marshmallows across the room wh
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STEM Activity Challenge Marble Run 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! Working in groups students will design and build towers, ramps and loops. They will then start marbles on the top and watch them roll, spin and drop to the bottom. Their goal will be to create a track that (safely) transports
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Sponge Structures: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Engineering Challenge: Can you build a free-standing structure using all of the cut sponge pieces? Materials: (per group) 6-8 sponges cut into pieces (any shape/size) One work mat (the base of the structure must be contained in only one of the boxes on the mat) Ziploc bag (to store the pieces) T
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STEM Activity Challenge Balloon Rocket Races 3rd-5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! Using fishing line, a variety of balloons, and straws of different lengths, students will work with their team to create a balloon rocket. They will test different straws and balloons to determine what makes their "rocket" as
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STEM Activity Challenge Dancing Raisins K-2nd Grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups while dropping raisins into a clear carbonated drink (7-up or Sprite) and make observations about their dancing raisins. Students will brainstorm why they appear to be dancing, rising, and sinkin
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STEM Activity Challenge Musical Straws K-2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will explore sound. They will cut a normal straw and turn it into a musical instrument. They will cut the straw to different lengths and analyze how the length changes the pitch. ****This STEM product is an EDITABL
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STEM Activity Challenge Marshmallow Catapult 6th-8th Grade
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th and 8th grades. Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to create a catapult from popsicle sticks. They will modify their catapult in order to produce the best launch possible. Kids will have a great time launching mini marshmall
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STEM Activity Challenge Pop Can Races K-2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to explore electrostatic forces between a balloon that they charge and a pop can on the floor. After experimenting with different balloons and different methods, teams will race their pop can a d
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STEM Activity Challenge Marble Run 6th-8th grade
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th and 8th grades. Updated August 2018! Working in groups students will design and build towers, ramps and loops. They will then start marbles on the top and watch them roll, spin and drop to the bottom. Their goal will be to create a track that (safely) tran
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STEM Activity Challenge Pop Can Races 6th-8th grade
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th and 8th grades. Updated August 2018! Students will work in groups to explore electrostatic forces between a balloon that they charge and a pop can on the floor. After experimenting with different balloons and different methods, teams will race their pop ca
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STEM Activity Challenge Spaghetti Tower 6th - 8th grade
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th and 8th grades. Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to build the tallest structure possible from mini-marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti noodles. Not only will the students learn the importance of working together as a team,
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Valentine Science Experiments, STEM Activities & Pages (Print & Digital Options)
Easily add hands-on science experiments and activities to your Valentine's Day lessons or theme and keep students engaged and interested in learning. This resource includes: • 9 engaging valentine science experiments • coordinating recording pages • step by step directions with photos • JPEG files

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STEM Activity Challenge Oobleck 3rd - 5th grade
STEM Project for Third, fourth and Fifth grades. Updated August 2018! In this activity students will work in groups to explore the properties of Oobleck. They will be testing random objects such as paper clips, toothpicks, marbles, string etc. to determine whether they float or sink. Oobleck has
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STEM Activity Challenge Popcorn Huff and Puff K-2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity students will attempt to blow a piece of popcorn into an “empty” 2 liter bottler. To their surprise, they will find that it doesn’t work. Students will discuss this phenomenon with their team and attempt to explain it. Stude
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STEM Activity Challenge - Making Butter K-2nd Grade
STEM Elementary School Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this activity, students will work in groups to shake some heavy whipping cream into butter! Not only will the students get a good arm workout, but they will also learn about how butter is made. Students will also brainstorm some
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STEM Activity Challenge Drops on a Penny K - 2nd grade
STEM Elementary Classroom Project Updated August 2018! In this Stem activity students will work in groups (or individually) to get as many drops as possible to sit on the head of a penny. They will be amazed at how much water will stay on the top of a penny. Not only will students be competing a
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