Do you love roller coasters? Kids do! This STEM activity is a roller coaster experience. Students have specific supplies and must design and construct a roller coaster model. They must work together and complete the challenge within a time limit. It is truly exciting to watch them work and test thei
Roller Coaster Rally: A STEM Integrated Unit
What is more exciting than roller coasters?! Not much! Your students will be thrilled to begin this coaster themed STEM unit!
While teaching your students about force, motion, engineering design, graphing, analyzing data and more, your students will
Includes both PDF and Easel Activities for Google Classroom distance learning and in-person STEM challenges.Integrate STEM in your classroom at the End of the School Year!Get your students pumped up for summer and STEM with this end of the year STEM challenge to design, build, and test a roller coas
End your Force and Motion Unit with a BANG! This ready-to-implement resource is the perfect project to assess your students' knowledge of Force and Motion. In this STEM activity, students will act as engineers (hired by a local theme park) to design and build a prototype for a new and more exciting
Who knew that NGSS science and McGraw-Hill Wonders ELA could be integrated so easily. This Engineering STEM challenge has your students designing a low cost themed, highly entertaining roller coaster. Students and teachers have a hard time walking away from it. This packet integrates the NGSS and E
STEM Elementary Classroom ProjectIn 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.****This STEM product i
Add this engaging activity to your forces and motions unit. Students participate in an investigation and STEM Activity about marble roller coasters. A memorable experience students will talk about all year. It uses simple, easy to find supplies, that are reusable. Teacher background and tips inc
Roller Coaster STEM ChallengeWho doesn't love roller coasters? Using the Engineering Design Process, student teams are tasked with designing a thrilling roller coaster ride! Students learn about the science of roller coasters including various forms of energy, and then using common materials such as
STEM Project for Middle School—6th, 7th, and 8th grades.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.
STEM Project for Third, Fourth and Fifth grades.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.For a li
Learning about Force and Motion has never been easier than with this fun DIGITAL compatible STEM project. Students will learn about the ideas of force and motion, gravity and friction. They will watch videos, take notes, and then set off to build a roller coaster completely out of paper! They will
Using one sheet of poster board, can you design a creative roller coaster that safely carries a marble from start to finish in the fastest time?
One sheet of poster board (any color)
Masking tape and stapler
This packet conta
This Stem Story Challenge contains everything you need for the challenge "Roller Coaster."
What each of the 10 STEM Story Challenges Will Have:
3 Illustrated Stories of Varying Difficulty for Differentiation
• Teacher Guide
(Challenge Question, Coordinating Books Suggestions, Materials Suggestio
Looking for a way to engage students in a STEM project that engaged students in building, engineering, high-quality science and teamwork? Here's a project that my students in Physical Science love to do and keeps them excited about science! Students use creativity and engineering to build a paper ro
This lab is EASY PREP, it's hands-on, students are engaged, it includes many physics concepts, it’s STEM, AND you get two of my top selling products in one! I include detailed TEACHER NOTES, student copy, a PREZI for scaffolding, a Kinetic and Potential Energy Card Sort, an Energy Conversion Chart a
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I use this as a project based unit based on the theme of roller coasters. The big question we are trying to solve is: “Why doesn’t a roller coaster fall off its tracks?” The students are working toward creating a “real” rollercoaster and rollercoaster book a
Engage your students in this hands-on learning experience! Explore the concepts of gravity, momentum, friction, acceleration, and speed with five no-prep lessons (all you'll need are a few household materials!) Each lesson comes with all your students need to conduct an exploration of each concept.
Building a roller coaster aka ball run aka marble runBuilding a roller coaster is so much fun! You learn about scientific principles such as gravity, friction and speed. We had so much fun, we made two kinds: table top and wall!This product begins with a short blurb about why use STEM at all. The
Go on a thrilling ride with this complete lesson! Read the letter from fictitious travel guides explaining the invention of the roller coaster in the United States. Students will first learn about different forms of energy, including potential and kinetic, with a detailed demonstration along with le
Marble Roller Coasters should be a STEM project for all classrooms!! Students love learning about force and motion with roller coasters. This will be your students’ favorite science project hands down (or up as the case may be). Onomatopoeia and roller coasters go together like peanut butter and
This fun hands on STEM challenge has been designed to engage middle school students with STEAM tasks. Topic: Roller Coaster. The activities are quick and easy to set up, and encourage critical math and science thinking, with a focus on team building. Now suitable for home and distance learning with
Roller Coaster Distance Learning Engineering Design STEM Activity: Students design and build a fun and safe ride while learning about kinetic and potential energy! This engaging activity is perfect for distance learning, in-person, and hybrid classrooms. Included in this product:Printable Take-Home
Amusement Park STEM with Roller Coasters!Ready to energize your class with engineering...but only have short blocks of time? "Whiz! Zip! Zoom!" on a roller coaster is just the ticket. But be forewarned- the students will not want to stop as they design, build, and test their roller coaster made of f
This STEM challenge is meant for K-2 students. It focuses on forces, motion, and surfaces. Students use a booklet to record their notes and plans. Pages include "Ask", "Imagine", "Plan", "Create" and "Improve" sections.
This download includes:
-6-page student booklet with st