Famous Americans STEM Bundle

Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
Famous Americans STEM Bundle
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12 MB|75 pages
4 Products in this Bundle
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  1. Abraham Lincoln - President's Day STEM - In this STEM challenge your students will learn some facts about Abraham Lincoln and will complete the challenge of building a one room log cabin similar to his childhood home. Students must stick to a budget and use the available supplies. This STEM challe
  2. Henry Ford - Henry Ford is a famous American who changed the way cars were made. This STEM teaches students some basic facts about Henry Ford. It challenges students to design a car that has wheels that can turn. Students must use the available supplies and stick to a budget. This STEM challenge
  3. Martin Luther King Jr. Activities - MLK STEM - The town wants to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by putting up a monument. The mayor needs the help of your student engineers to come up with some ideas for what the monument should look like. Your students will need to use their creative thinking to co
  4. Airplane STEM Challenge - The Wright Brothers need a new design for their glider. They need ideas from your students to complete the challenge. Did you know that the Wright Brother's inspiration to fly was because of a toy helicopter that flew with rubber band power that their father gave them? Yo
Bundle Description
Famous Americans - This STEM bundle includes four complete STEM challenges of famous Americans and is valued at $16!. It includes STEMS for Henry Ford, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, and The Wright Brothers. Each STEM challenge will teach students some basic facts about what makes each one of these American Heroes famous. To complete each challenge, students must solve the given problem to construct something using the available supplies, while sticking to a budget.

Please check the preview for this bundle and take a peek at each STEM challenge that is included. You will get the following Famous American STEMS:

Henry Ford - Car building Challenge

Abraham Lincoln - Log Cabin STEM

Martin Luther King, Jr. STEM

The Wright Brothers STEM

Suggested Plan of Implementation:

Prior Week: Send home the parent letter requesting supplies. Gather needed materials.
Day One – Introduce and discuss “The Problem” slide. Discuss the “Let’s Talk About It – slide. Introduce the STEM Challenge.
Day Two – Introduce and discuss the budget options. Use the planning page to illustrate or write out the building idea.
Day Three – “Purchase” supplies for the build. Work on budget. Begin the building process.
Day Four – Work on and complete the structure.
Day Five – Test the structure. Complete the Self-Evaluation Page

This is certainly not the only way to use these materials. They are designed to be flexible and be used to best suit each classroom and teacher based on the ability of the learner, time constraints and teacher preference.

For each Famous American STEM, you will get:

"The Problem" slide to discuss with students

"The Challenge" slide to discuss with students

"Let's Talk About It:" slides to discuss and build background knowledge

NGSS standards

Plan for Implementation

Supply List

Parent Letter requesting supplies

Printables Needed

Student Building Plan (2 versions)

STEM Challenge Journal Page (or stand alone printable)

Budget Page

Budget Spending Page (2 versions for differentiation)


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Total Pages
75 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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