Combine thematic units and creative, artistic, outside-the-box thinking in these STEM and STEAM Makerspace activities! They are a great way to incorporate STEM into your core Reading, Math, Science or Social Studies instruction. They come in a variety of sets so that you can differentiate based on y
Fully editable (Word and Keynote) and ready to implement tomorrow!Includes: 19 page student booklet with:To Do Checklist Define a Problem Brainstorming SolutionsPre Conference Form with TeacherDevelop a ModelMaterials ListMaterials Request LetterDaily Progress LogsCreate a Poster 2 User Testimonials
Are you looking for fun STEM activities that your students will enjoy? These STEM Activities connect to history, research, and design challenges. Connecting fun books and researching about inventions give students an insight to how and why different things were invented. Many economics concepts ca
*Includes a Google slides™ version* This web quest guides students in discovering information about inventors, inventions, engineering and the design process. It is a great resource for classroom or distance learning. Throughout the quest, students will visit six different websites to read, research
Get ready to engineer some Inventions and some really Inventive Thinking!
Most elementary teachers are more comfortable and knowledgeable with theme topics, so I have decided to create STEM challenge packs based on specific ones, like inventions!
This engineering challenge activity pack is one of
This STEM challenge incorporates the Engineering Design Process in a real world setting. Unlike other STEM challenges, the Invention Convention has students identify their own real world challenge, research, and come up with a solution.
Daily lesson include a fully printable STEM journal, time lin
This SCOOT game can also be used as warm up task cards for your STEM/STEAM lessons or classroom Maker Space. “Invention SCOOT” is a fun and motivating way to brainstorm ideas for inventing. The engineering design process is a core, interwoven focus in the NGSS ( new framework for K-12 science educat
This guided science unit all about technology, innovations, and inventions is intended for primary grade classrooms or older students reading on lower grade levels. With vocabulary activities, reading passages, writing responses, comprehension questions, problem solving and a STEM challenge, your st
This back to school resource is a great way to introduce inventions and inventors to students. A link to an engaging Youtube video is featured. Included is a thoughts and suggestions sheet which highlights portions of the video and offers tips for discussion and video follow-up. There are three c
Google Slides - Online Learning - Chromebooks - Distance or Classroom Learning Let your students venture out on a Science & STEM virtual field trip to learn about inventions & engineering using technology! Your students will learn about famous inventions and inventors, the engineering proces
This packet contains everything you need for your students to complete an invention project. You can use some or all of the pages to fit your needs.
- Letter to parents explaining the project
- Student letter to check off what is completed
- Parent and student form to sign and bring
Both print and digital activities are ready for student use. See the entire invention mini-course by downloading the preview. A book, critical thinking, and LOTS of imagination.Begin with a favorite read aloud. Students love the story The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires. Spires tells the sto
Lego challenges for kids are motivating, fun, and engaging! In this project, students create their own invention, using Lego building blocks. This is a hands on activity that hooks kids right away! Reinvigorate your STEAM time through hands on activities using Lego challenges!Students will be tasked
This assignment guides students to make a timeline of an invention of their choice. They must provide a picture and description of their chosen invention at each phase of its life. Quick and easy to assign digitally through Google Slides.Fully editable Google Slides presentation.Helps students pract
*Video is needed for completion of this product*Please make sure you have access to the video prior to making your purchaseThis worksheet can be used to accompany the Bill Nye video INVENTIONS (Season 4, Episode 17).The worksheet has 10 questions that help students stay focused on various science fa
Engage your students over summer with this STEM Challenge! Students will invent a water bottle holder to use during a sports game. This activity can be completed as whole group or rotation style, and even from home with the digital slide show. Easy prep & common materials!Did you know there are
Are you looking for a fun STEM project to complete in your classroom? Are you looking for ways to engage your students' families? Knock out both of these burning questions with this outstanding project that students and families will love!This Invention Convention activity pack includes all that y
This resource has been designed to use alongside Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo, but can also be done independently of the novel study. Children will read about different survival inventions before building one and writing an explanation text about how they work. Alternatively, children can d
Where do companies get ideas for new products? Have you ever asked yourself, "Why didn't I think of that?" Forced connections is an idea creation strategy used by companies to create new products. Brainstorm teams are given unrelated items and asked to create products with characteristics of both it
January 17th is Kid Inventor Day!Use this booklet to celebrate Kid Inventor Day.Encourage your young inventor to solve problems by engaging in this STEM activity.What's included:Printable Student Invention Journal (see preview)Links to additional K.I.D. resources*Note: when printing, scale to fit en
Full video previews are available for the first 24 hours after a resource kit is uploaded. Follow my store to know when a new resource is available! Get students excited about Engineering and STEM with this video and activity BUNDLE! This bundle includes: 1. Engineering and STEM timeline: VIDEO KIT!
This NO PREPARATION digital activity can be filled in OR printed! Students DISCOVER the invention that can change our global contaminated water issue and they INVESTIGATE about the life-changing invention. Students THINK CRITICALLY as they learn about the system and the CREATIVE way that the inven
Are you looking for STEM challenges to do with unsual holidays? National Inventors Day is on February 11th!Can you build your own invention to solve a problem using an assortment of materials?Make an Invention ChallengeMaterials Needed: (per classroom)- assorted materials (a great way to get rid of