Islam STEM Challenges
Cross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Middle Ages and Medieval Times!
This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their learning!
There are 2 Islam - STEM Challenges in this pack.
Each STEM Challenge has detailed directions, photo examples, a list of materials needed, prediction section, brainstorming section, trials 1, 2, & 3, final results section with drawings, and a reflection section.
The STEM Challenges include:
1. Caravan Contraption
Using a list of supplies, students must design a model of a caravan vehicle using simple machines. The STEM team must decide on 2 simple machines using the following pages and incorporate them into their design. Students must come up with at least 4 supplies that they will bring on their 30 day journey across the Arabian Peninsula (planning pages and descriptions included in the resource). Students must also consider how they will protect their goods from robbers and how to preserve them from the harsh climate. (more instructions are given in the resource)
2. Caravan Coding
Students will work together to plan and design a game with characters, obstacles, and commands. The game must have an objective with a starting point and a finishing point. It is up to the group how detailed they would like their game to be. (more instructions and planning pages are given in the resource)
You may be interested in these aligned Islamic World resources…
Islam - Islamic World Interactive Notebook
Islam - Islamic World Interactive PowerPoint
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