Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe 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 Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe 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. Marshmallow Ballista Challenge
Using a list of supplies, STEM teams must design and build a ballista. The ballista must be able to effectively shoot a marshmallow arrow into the air. The goal of the STEM challenge is to propel a marshmallow arrow as far and straight as possible. The STEM team that can build the ballista that shoots the arrow the furthest wins the challenge..... (more instructions and planning pages are given in the resource)
2. The Siege Tower
Using the supplies below, STEM teams must create a medieval siege tower. The tower must have at least 4 platforms and ladders for each one. The tower must be on wheels and can effectively move forward and backward. The tower must have a drawbridge and a mechanism to let down and pull up the platform.
STEM teams have 3 days to complete this challenge.... (more instructions and planning pages are given in the resource)
You may be interested in these aligned Late Medieval Europe resources…
Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe Interactive Notebook
Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe Interactive PowerPoint
Late Middle Ages - Medieval Europe
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