Halloween STEM

Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
Halloween STEM
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All the ghosts are having a competition to see who can stay in the air the longest! Students will use what they know about forces and how different materials act when dropped to create a ghost that floats to the ground as slowly as possible. This STEM challenge includes every component of a true "STEM" challenge.

SCIENCE
-Students think like a scientist as they identify the goal of the challenge. They will dig into their prior knowledge and past experiences regarding forces and how different materials fall when dropped.

-Students collect data and make observations like a scientist as they test their ghost designs.

-Students communicate their results like a scientist at the end of the challenge by writing a reflection paragraph about the experience.

TECHNOLOGY
-Students use technology to learn and take notes about forces and different materials before working on their ghost designs.

ENGINEERING
-Students think like an engineer to create a detailed and labeled design of their ghost prior to building.

-Students think like an engineer as they construct their design. Students have the opportunity to problem solve as they build if they find that their original idea will not work.

MATH
-Students use math to calculate the average time it took for their ghost to reach the ground from multiple trials.

-Students will also use math to answer three extension questions that get them thinking about what they learned in the challenge and beyond.

-Detailed notes for the teacher and implementation ideas included if you wish to use them!


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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 days
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