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This STEM activity was created as a way to cover the NGSS and State Science standards to create a structure that could withstand a natural disaster. This is meant to be used once students have a basic understanding of hurricanes. A reading passage is included, but consider showing this video about a hurricane storm surge. Once students have done the reading and watched the video, review the activity instructions and let the building begin!
- popsicle sticks
- masking tape
Included in product:
- reading passage about hurricanes, storm surge, and damage
- planning page for students
- teacher instructions
- pictures of structures built in the past
This activity cane be done within 1 hour of your class time!