Students are challenged to create their own automaton using cardboard and other common materials. This engineering challenge guides students through the Design Thinking Process and is great as a STEM/STEAM Challenge or as part of a Makerspace. Allow students to fuel their creativity through play!
Teacher Hints and Tips page
Task Card - Black and white or Color
Design Thinking Process graphic organizer
Research recording page
Handouts to plan, reflect, and record progress
Please check out my other products that make great additions to a Makerspace or as STEM/STEAM challenges!
Makerspace Task Cards - Fall Themed
Makerspace Task Cards - Spring Themed
Makerspace Task Cards - Christmas Themed
Makespace Task Cards - Valentine's Day
Makerspace Task Cards: Set #1
Makerspace Task Cards: Set #2
Makerspace Task Cards: Set #3
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Makerspace Task Cards Bundle
Makerspace Holiday Bundle
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