Get to Know You Activities STEM

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Simply STEAM
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Create a positive classroom community and have FUN with getting to know you activities in summer school! Getting to Know You STEM to Win is a fun game where students earn supplies to use in a surprise STEM challenge.

Here's what's you'll get:

  • Instructions
  • Student Recording Pages
  • 40 Getting to Know You Task Cards
  • STEM Challenge Poster
  • STEM Thinking Sheets
  • What I Wish My Teacher Knew About Me Writing Pages
  • Teacher Page
  • Student Profile Cards

How to Play

Students answer 40 YES or NO questions to earn supplies based on their answers. Honesty really pays off with this game! Once students have answered all the questions, they complete a STEM challenge using only their earned materials.

The Challenge:

Create the tallest tower.

What materials do I need?

You can use anything! I've included pictures of possible outcomes with toothpicks and marshmallows, flake pieces, building blocks, and snap cubes. You can use any STEM Box with STEM to Win!

Questions Pertain to:

  • Safety
  • Privileges & Technology
  • Attitudes Toward School
  • Family Responsibilities
  • Memory and Math & Literacy
  • Social & Emotional Well-Being

Every question is like a conversation stem for partners. How cool is that!?

I've even included writing pages for students to write a letter to their new teacher. These are a MUST-have!

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps.
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units-whole numbers, halves, or quarters.
Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36),...


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