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Practice core ELA concepts along with math, writing, and engineering with a spooky FUN twist! STEM to Win is a game where students EARN their materials by practicing necessary skills in ELA.
This game includes:
How to Play:
Students will earn toothpicks for their answers by answering a task card, then they will check their answer, and take the amount of toothpicks according to the card (1-2 toothpicks).
Students will then use the toothpicks to engineer a stand to hold a cauldron. Students will then measure the strength of their stand with gummies. You can also substitute marshmallows for play-dough.
*You do not tell students the challenge until AFTER they have completed all 36 task cards. Once they have earned their toothpicks, you will display the challenge and the students will begin to engineer.*
I chose simple materials for this STEM challenge to keep supplies easy to find and cheap. You will need:
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