Back to School STEM Activities (Marble Run Team Building STEM Challenge)

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2nd - 5th
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Get this Team Building STEM Activity as a part of the BACK TO SCHOOL STEM ACTIVITIES BUNDLE.

This Marble Run Team Building STEM Challenge is perfect for this back-to-school season! It’s a fun, creative, and engaging way to get your students not only designing and building, but also developing and improving their collaboration skills.

Challenge your students to design and build a free-standing marble run out of five cardboard tubes, 10 craft sticks, four pieces of colored paper, masking tape, and a marble. They must also create a barrier that will stop the marble from rolling away. They do NOT have to use all the materials, but these are the only ones that can be used. You can modify the task as well and include any other materials you would like students to use.

This resource contains the following:

Notes to Teacher

Ideas for STEM Links

Suggested Materials

Photos of Possible Finished Product

STEM Challenge Cards

Planning and Reflection Sheets

STEM Vocabulary Sheets

Sheet/s with Alternative Spelling (UK/Australia/Canada)

Note: Please see PREVIEW for a better look of ALL the included pages in this resource and to see how this resource is slightly different from my other STEM challenges as it focuses on how well students work together.

Thanks for your interest in one my Team Building Back to School STEM challenges. Thanks for being a blessing!

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Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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