Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity

Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
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Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
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Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
Bucket Filler Back to School STEM Activity
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(9 MB|14 pages)
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Standards
NGSS3-5-ETS1-2
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
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Create a positive classroom culture with Have You Filled a Bucket Today STEM Challenge!

Students learn how to build one another up through this hands-on STEM Activity. The Bucket Filler STEM Activity works best with the book Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud.

The STEM Process:

Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't. A budget worksheet allows the option for students to purchase supplies for their bucket!

Aligns with NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).

Includes:

  • Teacher Instructions (with photos)
  • Student Instructions
  • Student Planning and Reflection Pages
  • Budget Worksheet
  • Bucket Filler Bulletin Board Letters
  • STEM Journal
  • NGSS Standards

Materials List:

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Paper
  • Marbles (Or other weights for testing)
  • Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud (Recommended)

What Teachers are saying about Bucket Filler STEM Challenge!

"I just did this STEM activity with my class this week and they absolutely loved it. I was surprised by how creative and different their buckets were...and most of them held 100 coins. I also love that it can introduce a simple way to complement and recognize good things in each other throughout the year."

"I absolutely love this. Thank you so much, it is very easy to use and my students will love it."

"This was a great resource. Students were engaged and challenged. Perfect way to introduce STEM and Bucketfilling. Exceeded my expectations. "

Amazing resource for STEM club, STEM Teachers, parents who love hands-on learning, and elementary teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!

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NGSS3-5-ETS1-2
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
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14 pages
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