Apple Tower Autumn STEM Activity

Grade Levels
1st - 5th, Homeschool
Standards
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  • Activity
Pages
13 pages
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Description

KEEP YOUR CLASSROOM FUN AND ENGAGE STUDENTS WITH AN APPLE STEM CHALLENGE!

Make learning fun with this Apple STEM activity in which students design and create a stand to support an apple! Perfect for Johnny Appleseed Day!

Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't.

Aligns with the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).

Includes:

  • Teacher and Student Instructions
  • Student Planning Pages
  • Student Reflection Pages
  • STEM Journal
  • NGSS Standards
  • TpT Digital Version for Distance Learning with Google Classroom

Digital Activity:

To use Easel for Distance Learning, select "Open in Easel" on this listing. Works with computers, laptops, chromebooks, ipads, and tablets.

Material List:

  • apples
  • straws
  • scissors
  • tape

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ALIGNS TO NGSS

K-2-ETS1-2 Engineering Design

Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how

the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given 

problem.

K-2-ETS1-3 Engineering Design

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

3-5-ETS1-2 Engineering Design

Generate and compare multiple solutions to a problem based on

how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the

problem.

3-5-ETS1-3 Engineering Design

Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.

Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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