Back to School STEM Activities (Tower Team Building STEM Challenge)

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Get this Team Building STEM Activity as a part of the BACK TO SCHOOL STEM ACTIVITIES BUNDLE.

This Apple and Straw Tower 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 the tallest free-standing apple and straw tower out of a small apple and 10 drinking straws. They have to use all the materials. 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

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
15 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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