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FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition

FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
FREEBIE | STEM Activity | GUTSY Edition | Outta the Box Classroom Competition
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Here’s a creative and fun FREEBIE to share and show just how exciting STEAM Challenges can be in a Competitive Classroom Setting! These Outta the Box Classroom Competition Challenges can be done on a Fun Friday or within the week during your science block.

This FREEBIE comes from GATER Educator's GUTSY Edition of "Outta the Box" Classroom Competitions. As part of the competition, students read tidbits of information about Being GUTSY in figurative language and Literal about GUT Feelings, also known as, butterflies in your stomach.
Best of all, they are challenged with building a model of an ABDOMEN and That SINKING Feeling watercraft.

Talker challenges have students thinking creatively about the word NEW, What it Takes GUTS to DO and a fun Team GUGGENHEIM Game!
Included in this FREEBIE are the Sinking FEELING Watercraft Challenge and the Team GUGGENHEIM Game!

Check out the preview below of the entire GUTSY Edition OTB Classroom Competition for more details!
GUTSY Edition | Outta The Box Classroom Competition

What are OUTTA The BOX Classroom Competitions?

An Outta the Box Competition is a STEAM-based, classroom-friendly workshop that develops students’ teamwork, creative and critical thinking skills in an engaging and meaningful way. An Outta the Box Competition uses easy to find materials for all challenges. Classroom Competitions are approximately 2 hours, with each challenge lasting anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes. Challenges can be performed in a 2-hour block or broken into smaller blocks of time. 3 to 5 teams of 4-6 students work best for OTB Competitions.

Why Have Outta the Box Competitions?

The objective of an Outta the Box Competition is to prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s challenges.

Outta the Box Competitions provide students with unique opportunities to develop creative thinking skills. Students learn to think on their feet using materials at hand and develop solutions that come to life in a friendly and competitive manner.

Unlike many classroom problems or challenges, there is never one correct solution, although some of those solutions may work better than others. All solutions depend on teamwork, while also being dependent on the basic characteristics of creative thinking such as:
awareness, curiosity, imagination, flexibility, fluency, originality, elaboration and perseverance.

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