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Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson

Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Marshmallow Challenge - STEM and Team Building Activity - PowerPoint Lesson
Product Description
★ Top Selling Resource ★ The Marshmallow Challenge is a great team building activity that can be adapted for any grade level (even adults) or subject area. This activity is sure to get the participants collaborating and critically thinking! A perfect activity for days before or after winter break.

Students are challenged to work together to build the tallest, free-standing tower made out of simple household items within a certain amount of time. A handout is included that asks students to answer certain questions that get their mind thinking, prompts them to sketch an individual structure and then collaborate for a final team design as well as a data table and extension questions. This activity is designed to encourage students to build collaboration and time-management skills while being exposed to an introductory STEM Challenge. (See below for other full STEM Challenge activities that follow the entire Design Process.)

Read more about how this activity worked in my classroom here: Mrs. Willyerd's Virtual Classroom post.

Included in this Package:
• Corresponding PowerPoint file with a built-in timer - just updated! (15 slides in PPT)
→ Prefer SMART Board? Click here!
• Student Planning and Response Handout (2 pages in pdf)
→ Includes extension questions and data table to record class results!
• Detailed Lesson Plan (2 pages in pdf)

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Marshmallow Challenge Instructions by Angela Willyerd is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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