Ancient China STEM & STEAM Challenges
Cross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Ancient Civilizations and Ancient China!
This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their learning!
There are 2 China STEM Challenges in this pack.
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.
The STEM Challenges include:
1. The Great Wall of China Zipline!
Using a list of supplies, students must engineer a model of the Great Wall of China. The list of supplies are not required in this challenge, they are just suggestions on what they can use. Their wall must have at least two guard towers. On top of the guard towers, there must be a zipline apparatus where an object can travel from one tower to the next by using a pulley that attaches to a string. ******More instructions are found in the resource
2. Ancient Instruments: Erhu and Ruan Challenge!
Using a list of supplies and an information page, students must design either an erhu or ruan instrument. The instrument must be able to produce sound and the strings must produce a variety of pitches. ******More instructions are found in the resource
You may be interested in these aligned Ancient China resources…
Ancient China Interactive Notebook
Ancient China Interactive PowerPoint
This resource is part of the Ancient Civilizations STEM Challenges Curriculum Bundle
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