STEM engineering activities with paper. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Design and build a Paper Plane that can carry cargo
Combining Science, Engineering and real world Problem Solving
A STEM challenge using affordable supplies.
NGSS, Australian Curriculum and NZ Curriculum LINKS
* INCLUDED *
- All Printables ready to print-and-go - color and blackline
- Teaching Guides
- Challenge Task Card
- Reflection Questions
- Design Brief Template
- Design Modification Template
- Design Test and Evaluation Template
- STEM Question Starters
- Curriculum Links
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These task cards allow flexibility with the teacher to either grab and go or build further lessons around each challenge.
Students will learn
* the basic mechanics of aerodynamics
* how to build and design with constraints such as materials and time
* how to modify and evaluate their own designs
* how to reflect on their own learning
These cards best suit grades 2 to 5
With guidance they can be used for younger grades and with more time restrictions or when using the extension suggestions they can be used for older grades also.
The design questions allow students to build on how they analyze and evaluate their own designs. By the end of the challenges it is expected that students should be able to better verbalize and explain their learning.
These task cards are A5 in size. If you would like to print to a full page please select 'Fit to Page' in your printer settings.
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