Integrate STEM, Writing, and Literacy in your classroom!
Engage students with a real world STEM activity where they learn about how engineering and architecture work. Students design, build, and test their own bridge using Legos or Duplos (depending on grade).
The Engineering Design Process:
In this STEM activity, students follow the six step Engineering Design Process: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, Experiment, Improve.
Connect to a Read Aloud: Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty
This STEM Project is a companion activity to Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty. It's an amazing book to help your students discover how the Engineering Design Process works!
Narrative Writing Extension:
After completing the Bridge STEM project, a writing activity is included. Students will design a fictional building then write a fictional narrative about a story that takes place in the building they designed!
Aligns to Common Core and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)!
This resource is designed for:
Amazing resource for STEM club, STEM teachers, Librarians, Makerspaces, and Elementary Teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!