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Christmas STEM Challenges K-2

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K - 2nd
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Are you ready for some fun STEM activities that are differentiated for all ability levels? These Christmas STEM activities are the perfect way to keep ALL of your students engaged right before winter break! You’ll love doing these simple challenges year after year.

December STEM Activities includes five different STEM challenges that your students will love! Students plan, design, engineer, and collect data as they are having fun before the holidays! These activities can also be used for STEAM Activities, Maker Spaces, Tinkering Labs, or After School Clubs.


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•Challenge 1: Students build Christmas Trees using Gum Drops and Toothpicks

•Challenge 2: Students build Catapults to launch Christmas Presents or Snowballs

•Challenge 3: Students build Christmas Trees using rubber bands and candy canes

•Challenge 4: Students build Christmas Trees using small cups

•Challenge 5: Newspaper Christmas Trees

•Material List and examples

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Total Pages
34 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
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 problem.


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