This fun hands-on St. Patrick's Day STEM activity tests students building skills while reinforcing important mathematical concepts. Students work in partners to build the tallest tower they can using only chocolate gold coins (or pennies).
A great March activity to keep students active and engaged as spring break approaches.
✔ collecting data in a table and bar graph
✔ comparing numbers using greater than, less than or equal to
✔ adding with 3 or more addends
✔ subtraction with regrouping
✔ measures of central tendency - mean (average) and range
✔ fractional parts of a set & reducing fractions
✔ scientific method & inferring
✔ composing written explanations with logical steps
• Teacher directions with clearly written objectives, materials list, and steps
• 4-page printable for students in color & blackline
• Parent note/ supply request