Back to School STEM Challenges

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Science School Yard
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K - 5th, Homeschool
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Science School Yard


Back to School Time...Add some fun hands-on STEM to your first days of school with these three engaging STEM activities! These activities include differentiated record sheets to accommodate K-5th grade and easy enough, yet challenging enough for all elementary classrooms! These stations can provide you with feedback and assessment opportunities as you observe students problem solving, collaborating, and record keeping at the beginning of the year.

This pack includes the following STEM activities:

1. STEM Apple For the Teacher Tower

2. STEM Pencil Holder Activity

3. STEM Favorite Playground Equipment Prototype Activity

This pack also includes: (updated 7/17)

record sheets, two different levels for K-2 and 3-5

STEM packet covers

Lesson Set Up Guide

Station Labels

Materials Lists

If you like this pack...check out the monthly STEM Themed Packs available!

STEM Halloween Stations

STEM Candy Stations

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The Science School Yard can help you make science simple with: task cards, stations, FOSS supplementals and review, STEM, NGSS and more!

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