Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced

Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
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Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
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Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
Easter STEM Challenge: Egg-hanced
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Egg-hanced is a STEM / STEAM lesson sure to engage and delight your students as a spring or Easter activity!

The basic premise:

This is a classic egg-drop challenge with optional modifications. Individually or in partners/groups, students will design and build a device to protect an egg from cracking when dropped from a predetermined height.

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Note: This is the printable version. If you are in a 1:1 / paperless classroom, you will want to check out the digital option for use with GOOGLE SLIDES™ instead.

If you have questions about which version is right for you, please feel free to leave me a question using the product Q&A below.


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Resource includes:


NGSS aligned standards, Grades 2 – 8

Teacher Tips

- STEM Challenge How-to Video Links
- Materials and timing
- Criteria & Constraints (including modifications to increase difficulty for older students)
- Measuring results
- Post-design extension activities list
- Link to video walk through of this challenge

Student Handouts
- Criteria & Constraints List (color and B&W; editable)
- Design Analysis Handouts (2-page regular spacing and 4-page expanded spacing for primary students included; color and B&W)
- Discussion Questions (color and B&W)

Extension templates
- Process Flow Map
- Math Extension
- Egg writing templates

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This is one of five challenges available for a 40% discount in the Easter STEM Design Challenge 5-in-1 bundle.

This resource is also available in the STEM CHALLENGE YEAR-ROUND MEGA-BUNDLE at an even greater discount!

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Materials you’ll need to do the activity are easily modified.

Sample/suggested materials for each student or group:

– Eggs (1 – 3)
– Real or plastic (if you choose plastic, you’ll want to fill the eggs with beans, rice, or sand)
– Soft/protective materials
– Easter grass, cotton, tissue paper, floral foam, packing peanuts, etc.)
– Small cups or bowls (1)
– Craft sticks (5 – 10)
– Pipe cleaners (5 – 10)
– String/yarn (24 – 36 in.)
– Tape (12 – 24 in.)
– Rubber bands (5 – 10)
– Scissors
– Scale
– Design analysis handouts (included)
Optional
– Plastic baggies (1 – 2)
– Paper bags (1 – 2)
– Coffee filters ( 2 – 4)

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You might also like these resources:
Create-ure STEM Challenge
Earth Day STEM Challenge: New Earth City
Summer / End of the Year STEM Challenge 5-in-1 Bundle
Back to School STEM Challenge 5-in-1 Bundle
St. Patrick's Day STEM Challenge Bundle
STEM Design Challenge: Build a Boat
STEM Challenge: Flower Frenzy
Photosynthesis: Modeling Activity and Guided Notes Lessons
Analyze and Interpret Data Unit
Easter STEM Challenge Bundle

Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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  • Looking for engaging spring and Easter activities that incorporate science, technology, engineering and/or math? These STEM / STEAM Challenges bring the joy back to your classroom with collaborative, hands-on, brain-busting work (disguised as fun)! The basic premise: Students work in partners or g
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