Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge

Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
Earth Day STEM STEAM Challenge
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In April learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle! In this Spring STEM and STEAM project, students design and invent a product using reusable/recyclable materials. Students use the engineering design cycle to develop a model to solve a problem, then use observations to write a report. A leveled text and writing prompts round out this set!

NGSS: K-ESS3-3, K-2-ETS1-1

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(Currently: 14 NGSS Aligned Projects)

All STEM Projects are OPEN ENDED, allowing student flexibility to create and test unique designs. ❤

Student Directions Page:

The presented scenario sets students up to create their reusable/recyclable project.

Engineering Design Cycle Reflection:

Students will reflect about what they did as they worked through each part of the engineering design cycle.

Brain Storming with SCAMPER: Teacher Directions Included

Data & Testing Page:

After students have designed and constructed their model, they will test their design and draw conclusions, making modifications as necessary.

Engineering Report: 2 Versions Included

Students will complete a one-page report detailing their model, applying mathematics, and conclusion.

Grading Rubric:

The grading rubric allows teachers to assess how students created a model showcasing their design is effective in solving a problem.

Science Leveled Passage: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! 3 Leveled Texts

Students will read an informational leveled passage and answer questions.

• 1.6

• 2.5

• 3.2

Family Action Plan: Try This!

Students will apply what they read and learned to create a family action plan to reduce, reuse, recycle after tracking one day's worth of family trash.

2 Venn Diagrams:

Students will use data and observation from their STEAM challenge.

3 Informational Writing Prompts:

Students will research and use knowledge from the STEAM challenge and unit study to complete prompts.

Interactive Graphic Organizer: Pollution Vocabulary Organizer color & b/w

• Reduce

• Reuse

• Recycle

Check out These Additional STEAM & STEM Challenges!

Engineering Design Cycle Flip Cards

Earth Science STEAM and STEM Challenges

Water Pollution- A Water Filter Challenge

Erosion- A Creek Bank Preservation Challenge

Flood- Weather Hazard Challenge

Shadow Catcher- A Solar Challenge

Life Science STEAM and STEM Challenge

Endangered Animal Habitat Challenge

Physical Science STEAM and STEM Challenges

Simple Machines Inclined Plane Challenge

Sound- Pitch and Volume Create an Instrument Challenge

Thermal & Heat Energy Soda Insulator Challenge

Shipbuilding- A Density Colonial Challenge

Magnetic Solution Inventors Challenge

Mirror- Light Reflection Challenge

Problem Solving STEAM and STEM Challenges

Solid Figure Bridge Support Challenge

Earth Day- Reusable Invention Challenge

Are you Looking for other CREATIVE THINKING Activities? Check These Out:

Design-a-Toy with Blocks {Creative Thinking}

SCAMPER {Creative Thinking}

Finish the Picture- Spring Theme {Creative Thinking}

Finish the Picture- Summer Theme {Creative Thinking}

Finish the Picture- Fall Theme {Creative Thinking}

Finish the Picture- Winter Theme {Creative Thinking}

Finish the Picture- All SEASONS Bundle

Where in the World: Writing Task Cards

Pattern Block Monsters: Counting Coin Task Cards

Odd-one-Out: Geometry

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Teaching Duration
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