Explore Christmas STEM through paper chains. Students look at the mathematical topics of measurement, length, perimeter and patterns and engineering principles of creating tests, assessing suitability, exploring materials and drawing conclusions. This resource allows students to engage in meaningful learning with a Christmas/decoration theme.
Students will need access to paper, fastenings (glue, staples, sticky tape etc) and other construction materials to complete the activities.
This resource includes:
✫ A Creating a Christmas Paper Chain Information Sheet
✫ 7 Maths Challenges
✫ 2 Maths Challenge Organisers
✫ 4 Engineering Challenges
✫ Teaching Notes
This resource contains two versions, one with US Spelling in Letter format, one with UK/Australian spelling in A4 format. Both versions are PDF files, 22 pages long.
There's more fabulous Galarious Goods resources available including:
✫ Halloween Math Investigation - A measurement investigation with a Halloween theme
✫ An Aussie Night Before Christmas Book Study - A complete resource to accompany An Aussie Night Before Christmas
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