Engineering Wind Powered Car STEM Challenge

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Grade Levels
4th - 8th
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11 pages
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Incorporate STEM and Engineering into your weather lesson or green energy lesson by using this fun easy prep activity. Students will use their problem-solving and engineering skills to work their way through creating a wind powered vehicle. This activities are sure to be a classroom hit as they are fun, engaging, and give the students a sense of real world problem solving.

How do I use this lab?

  • Enrichment Activity
  • Lab Experience
  • STEAM Activity

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Total Pages
11 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.


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