In this pack, you will find three back to school STEM challenges, and corresponding classroom community building activities to go along with each challenge.
Each challenge includes teacher instructions for both the challenge and corresponding activity. Additionally, each challenge includes a ready-to-print/copy STEM packet, and suggested mentor text.
Challenge: Design and Build Your Own Name Tag
Activity: Celebrating Uniqueness of names and personalities
Challenge 2: Design and Build a "Friendship Tower," with fun fact index cards
Activities: Getting to Know Our Classmates, "Friendship Pledge"
Challenge 3: Design and Build a "Thinking Cap," to represent your learning style
Activity: Learning about uniqueness of learners, understanding differentiation through "The Band Aid," activity
These items can be viewed and purchases separately here:
Challenge 1: Design and Build a Nametag
Challenge 2: Design and Build a Friendship Tower
Challenge 3: Design and Build a Thinking Cap
I hope you enjoy introducing STEM to your students during the first few weeks of school! :)