Early Middle Ages - Medieval Europe STEM Challenges
Cross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Middle Ages and Medieval Times!
This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their learning!
There are 2 Early Middle Ages - Medieval Europe STEM Challenges in this pack.
Each STEM Challenge has detailed directions, photo examples, a list of materials needed, prediction section, brainstorming section, trials 1, 2, & 3, final results section with drawings, and a reflection section.
The STEM Challenges include:
1. Battering Ram Challenge
Using a list of supplies, STEM teams must design and build a battering ram. The ram must be suspended in the air by string and must effectively swing back and forth to exert force on an opposing structure. The battering ram must also have wheels and axles, moving forward and backward. A cover (roof) for protection from oncoming attacks is recommended but not required..... (more instructions and planning pages are given in the resource)
2. Watermill Challenge
Using a list of supplies, STEM teams must create a watermill. The watermill must properly spin when water is poured at the top of the wheel without falling apart. STEM teams have 3 days to complete this challenge.
(more instructions and planning pages are given in the resource)
You may be interested in these aligned Early Medieval Europe resources…
Early Middle Ages - Medieval Europe Interactive Notebook
Early Middle Ages - Medieval Europe Interactive PowerPoint
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