Fairy Tale STEM (Little Red Riding Hood) Zip Line Challenge

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This is a STEM engineering projects based on Little Red Riding Hood. Students will construct a zip line device to carry a picnic basket to grandma's house. 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
-parent letter
-extension menu
-detailed notes to teacher

Additional resources you will need:
-string or twine
-meter stick
-timer
-various building materials (straws, pipe cleaners, rubber bands, spools, paper clips, clothespins, etc...use whatever you have!)

Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom!

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

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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

***Note this has been revised July 2016. If you purchased it before then, please go back and re-download the new and improved version. I think you will be happy with the additions! I am currently working on revising all of the Fairy Tale STEM projects, so check back for more updates!

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Rubric only
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Fairy Tale STEM (Little Red Riding Hood) Zip Line Challenge
Fairy Tale STEM (Little Red Riding Hood) Zip Line Challenge
Fairy Tale STEM (Little Red Riding Hood) Zip Line Challenge
Fairy Tale STEM (Little Red Riding Hood) Zip Line Challenge
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