Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge

Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Valentine's Day STEM Challenge
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INTEGRATE STEM IN YOUR CLASSROOM THIS VALENTINE'S DAY! 
Students will love completing this Valentine's Day STEM activity! For this STEM challenge, students are challenged to help Beautiful Blossom's Floral Service deliver flowers by building a delivery truck using a water bottle and balloons. This lesson can be used to reinforce the principles of Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws of Motion.

Students will develop critical thinking and engineering skills as they work through the challenge. They will use the engineer design process the brainstorm, plan, create, test and improve! Opportunities for reflection are incorporated into the activity. Materials Needed:
scissors
masking tape
Empty 20 oz. water bottles
Large Balloons
Straws of various sizes (Regular drinking straws, milkshake straws, coffee stirrers).
Dowel Rods/ Wooden skewers
Tape
Pipe Cleaners
Rubber bands
Round Objects (Lego wheels, K’nex wheels, buttons, bottle caps, Tinkertoy's, CD’s, round cardboard pieces- offer variety of available so students can choose their designated wheel type).
Optional Track (ramp/ slope made out of cardboard or foam board OR designed lanes on flat tiled surface marked with tape in 4 foot section).
Stickers, foam hearts, construction paper, etc for decorations

INCLUDED:
-Teacher Instructions for Beautiful Blossom's Delivery Truck Challenge
-Student Instructions for Water Bottle STEM Challenge
-Student Planning Pages
-Student Reflection Sheet
-Background Information for Newton's Laws of Motion and Helpful Hints

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