November Thanksgiving STEM Challenge (Turkey Trap Thanksgiving STEM Activity)

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Looking for a fun Thanksgiving STEM Challenge? Check out this Turkey Trap Thanksgiving STEM Activity! This resource is also a part of this amazing THANKSGIVING STEM BUNDLE!

This Turkey Trap STEM Challenge is perfect for Thanksgiving! It’s a fun, creative, and engaging way to get your students designing and building during this time of year.

Challenge your students to design and build a turkey trap using craft sticks, skewers, and yarn/string. Challenge them to make sure it works and can capture a tom turkey (picture included). You can also modify the task and include any other materials you would like students to use.

This resource contains the following:

Notes to Teacher

Ideas for STEM Links

Suggested Materials

Photos of Possible Finished Product

STEM Challenge Cards

Planning and Reflection Sheets

STEM Vocabulary Sheets

Sheet/s with Alternative Spelling (UK/Australia/Canada)

Note: Please see PREVIEW for a better look of ALL the included pages in this resource. For safety purposes, remember to snip the pointed end of skewers.

Thanks for your interest in my Thanksgiving STEM Challenge. Thanks for being a blessing!

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Lifelong tool
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