Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower

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Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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This is a STEM Challenge perfect for the basketball madness of March, but it can also be used all year! Students must use only newspaper and masking tape to create a tower than will support a basketball.

Excellent science inquiry lesson. Get your students building things! My goal with this resource is to make STEM as easy to implement as possible!

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Graphic Organizer (with and without guiding questions)
Rubric
Picture Examples
Extension Menu
Detailed Notes to Teacher

Materials Required:
newspaper
masking tape
basketball

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Total Pages
6
Answer Key
Rubric only
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N/A

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Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
Free STEM Challenge: Basketball Tower
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