Earthquake EngineeringSpaghetti Structures STEM Challenge

Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
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12 pages
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Get your students excited about Engineering! In this project students research, design, and build structures that must withstand an earthquake. Students "purchase" materials for their structures using checks, keep track of spending, and stay under budget. Students follow the engineering design cycle to build, test, and improve their structures.

Editable Word Document!

What's included:

- Task card and project requirement sheet - explaining the activity and constraints of the project

- Student budget sheet - for students to keep track of their "spending"

- Checks for students to use to purchase materials

- Student planning sheet

- "Proposal" Sheet - for students to submit their final designs

- Teacher notes

- Scoring Rubric


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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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