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Includes both PDF and Easel Activities for Google Classroom distance learning and in-person STEM challenges.
Integrate STEM in your classroom at the End of the School Year!
Get your students pumped up for summer and STEM with this end of the year STEM challenge to design, build, and test a roller coaster!
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.
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!
This activity is an excellent STEM Center or as a whole classroom experience.
Aligns with NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
What teachers are saying about Roller Coaster End of the Year STEM Activity:
"My students LOVED this! It was so nice to see them work together! They learned many lessons with this project! :)" - Monica P.
"I couldn't resist this purchase, because there is something very special about kids and roller coasters."
"STEM projects are so engaging and fun. I was happy to have this resource to help me structure the process for myself and for my students. " - Miracle F.
"I've used this two years in a row now for the last week of school. Kids love it and I appreciate the step by step process for students to "think" like an engineer."
- Teacher Instructions with Example Photo
- Student STEM Journal
- Student Instructions
- Student Planning Pages
- Student Reflection Page
- NGSS Standards
- TpT Digital Version for Distance Learning with Google Classroom
To use Easel for Distance Learning, select "Open in Easel" on this listing. Works with computers, laptops, chromebooks, ipads, and tablets.
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Aligns to NGSS:
K-2-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how
the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given
K-2-ETS1-3 Engineering Design
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
3-5-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
Generate and compare multiple solutions to a problem based on
how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the
3-5-ETS1-3 Engineering Design
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.