***NOW INCLUDES A PAPERLESS GOOGLE SLIDES NOTEBOOK WITH RESOURCE VIDEOS IN BOTH STEAM AND STEAM FORMATS!***This package is the perfect way to connect STEM/STEAM from school to the home! 12 engaging, open-ended STEM/STEAM challenges are provided to promote both inductive and deductive higher level th
Ancient Egypt STEM & STEAM ChallengesCross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Ancient Civilizations and Ancient Egypt! This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their learning! Th
Can you create a chair that can hold a stuffed animal using only paper and tape?
Materials: (per pair or group)
One roll of masking tape
Stuffed animal (small to medium sized)
This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great engineering act
Updated for digital learning Food trucks are now the big craze for food lovers. This food truck project based learning math and stem unit helps your students design and open their own food truck. They also learn about the foods from different countries, entrepreneurship, and economics. Students will
Take your Dream House project and ramp it up a notch with this 21st Century Math Project! A staple experience of math classrooms across the country, this take on the Dream House project focuses on Area, Perimeter and Scale skills. Students are scaffolded conceptually and mathematically by the time t
Can you create a popsicle stick catapult that launches a marshmallow the farthest distance?
Materials: (per classroom)
Plastic bottle caps (optional)
This packet contains all the inform
This STEM challenge will help your students learn more about solar energy as they design and build a solar oven to cook their own S'mores! This STEM activity is cross-curricular with activities that incorporate science, reading comprehension, writing and math!In this activity students will work thr
How fast can your team build a realistic spider web using one container of dental floss?
Materials: (per group)
One container of dental floss
Sheet of black paper (use as a work mat)
This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great en
Using one sheet of copy paper, can you make a paper airplane that flies the farthest distance?
Materials Needed (per student):
one sheet of copy paper
This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great engineering activity in your classroo
Design a colony on Mars! Take your STEM or STEAM classroom or program to the next level with this in-depth engineering design STEM challenge. Students will apply scientific concepts, math skills, critical thinking, research, and engineering design to plan a long term habitat on Mars. This creative a
This 21st Century Math Project is an awesome opportunity to integrate subjects in an Geometry classroom. Hands-on STEM based learning for hands-on student. Along using basic algebra, measurement and geometry skills, students will engage in an engineering design process just like the pros. In this 12
Rosie Revere Engineer is a delightful, inspirational tale about a girl who learns to overcome and even celebrate her failures. This is a great story to use in teaching your students the value of failure and perseverance! This philosophy will help students throughout their school years, career, and
This Leprechaun Trap is the perfect STEM project for March with St. Patrick's Day! Your students will be so engaged in this fun activity! It can be done as an individual project, or a group project, and can be done in class or can be sent home as a family project!It contains all the pieces to "kick
Ancient Mesopotamia STEM & STEAM ChallengesCross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Ancient Civilizations and Ancient Mesopotamia! This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their
This project integrates math, science, art, and engineering in an engaging and fun way! Students are told that they are going to build their own race cars that need to be as FAST as possible, all while staying with their budget of $29,000! Students choose their car frame (there are 4 to choose from)
STEM Engineering Challenge Projects Included in this TEN PACK:
House of Cards
These packets contain all the information you need to make these great engineering activi
Using 100 index cards and 12 inches of tape, can you make a tower that is at least two feet tall that can hold a small stuffed animal?
Materials: (per group)
100 index cards (lined or unlined, 3x5 size)
12 inches of scotch tape
One small stuffed animal (beanie baby size)
Using ten straws, three inches of duct tape, and ten inches of plastic wrap, can you make a boat that can hold 25 pennies without sinking?
Materials Needed (per student):
10 inches of plastic wrap
3 inch strip of duct tape
tub of water
This packet con
American Revolution STEM and More! Are you looking to integrate STEM, Writing, and Art into your teaching of the American Revolution? This project is perfect for you! I created this project because I wanted my students to participate in a hands-on experience while studying spying in the American Rev
STEAM, STEM, or Project Based Learning—this project is perfect for kids of the 21st-century! Students design, describe, and write about their own original "app." Then they draw the logo they create on a post-it-note and then attach the post-it-notes to a group "tablet" poster (that they also make).T
PREVIEW AVAILABLE!LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? CHECK OUT OTHER STEM RESOURCES IN MY SHOP!I've redesigned and cleaned up all of my 50 stem labs in this new version. What's new? They're cleaner looking and a bit prettier. Along with new cover graphics, they also have new category tags that allow you to cross-re
Using the materials provided, can you build a bird beak that can pick up the most food in one try?
Materials: (for a classroom)
Plastic forks and spoons
Wooden dowel rods or unsharpened pencils
Tape and scissors
Did you know that November 23 is celebrated as Fibonacci day? It is Fibonacci Day because when the date is written 11/23 the digits form a Fibonacci sequence: 1, 1, 2, 3. Kids love to learn about fun patterns and this Fibonacci workshop is a big hit for making math fun!Investigating the Fibonacci Se