Fairy Tale STEM: Index Card Bridge {Gingerbread Man}

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This is a STEM building and engineering project based on a The Gingerbread Man. Students will construct a bridge using just an index card. This could be a fun holiday activity or is perfect any time! This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.

Included:
-Student Recording Sheets (four options)
-Grading Rubric
-Picture Examples
-Detailed Notes to Teacher (three pages)
-Extension Menu
-Parent Letter

Additional Materials you will need:
index cards, two identical stacks of textbooks, gram stackers or pennies

Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom!

It can be completed in one class period of an hour or less.

**Note**This project has been updated July 2016. If you purchased it prior to this, I think you will be pleasantly surprised with the additions! Just click "Download" and you can grab the new version! I am in the process of updating my other Fairy Tale STEM resources as well.

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Download a FREE project to see if you like them:
Fairy Tale STEM: Jack and the Parachute

Big kids like fairy tales, too! For more creative activities to incorporate fairy tales into your upper elementary classroom, check out:

Fairy Tales for Big Kids (Common Core ELA Aligned)
Fairy Tale Vocabulary Builders



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Fairy Tale STEM: Index Card Bridge {Gingerbread Man}
Fairy Tale STEM: Index Card Bridge {Gingerbread Man}
Fairy Tale STEM: Index Card Bridge {Gingerbread Man}
Fairy Tale STEM: Index Card Bridge {Gingerbread Man}
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