Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle

Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
Planetopia Project STEM Challenge Bundle
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  1. If you’re looking to apply learning in landforms, weathering & erosion, plate tectonics & more, this STEM / STEAM challenge is a perfectly engaging way to get the job done joyfully! The basic premise: Students work individually or in partners/groups against a list of criteria and constrain
  2. Looking for a plant activity to apply learning in plant needs, parts/functions, adaptations, life cycles, cells, photosynthesis, and/or genetics & heredity? This STEM challenge / STEAM challenge is a perfectly engaging way to get the job done joyfully! The challenge is great any time of the ye
  3. If you’re looking to apply learning in weather, climate, natural disasters, natural resources & more, this STEM / STEAM challenge is a perfectly engaging way to get the job done joyfully!The basic premise: Students work individually or in partners/groups against a list of criteria and constraint
  4. If you’re looking to apply learning in adaptations, habitats, food chains and food webs, life cycles, genetics & heredity, evolution, and/or human body systems, this STEM / STEAM challenge is a perfectly engaging way to get the job done joyfully! It’s perfect for Halloween or spring, but works
  5. Earth Day is the perfect time for the New Earth City STEM / STEAM challenge activity, but any other time of the year will do!The basic premise: It is Earth Day, and the year 2035. Earth has become overcrowded. The students are part of a pioneering crew tasked with setting up the first city (New Eart
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Bundle Description

If your science standards include landforms, plate tectonics, the water cycle, weather, natural disasters, plant parts, plant cells, animal cells, life cycles, and/or heredity & genetics, Planetopia Project STEM Challenges are perfect to engage your students in brain-busting work (disguised as fun)!

The basic premise:

Students work in partners or groups against criteria & constraints lists to design and build various items for a fictional planet, Planetopia. The series is ideal for spring and Earth Day, but can be used any time of the year.

Modification suggestions are included to make these challenges engaging and productive for students in grades 2 - 8.

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This bundle includes five challenges at a discount:
Landforms STEM Challenge
Plants STEM Challenge
Weather STEM Challenge
Create-ure STEM Challenge
Earth Day STEM Challenge: New Earth City

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Note: This the PRINTABLE version. If you prefer the version for use with Google Slides™, you'll want to look at the PAPERLESS VERSION instead.

If you have questions about which version is right for you, please feel free to leave me a question using the product Q&A below.

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Materials you’ll need to do the activity are easily modified. Materials lists can be found in the product descriptions for each individual challenge linked above or by clicking through on its page in the downloadable preview.

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Resource includes:

  • Overall STEM Tips
  • The Planetopia storyline / order of challenges
  • What to say (and what not to say) during STEM Challenges
  • 5-event Data Tracker handout in color and B&W
  • NGSS aligned standards, Grades 2 – 8

Plus, each challenge comes with:

Teacher Tips

  • Links to STEM Challenge How-to Videos
  • Links to individual challenge walk-throughs
  • Materials and timing
  • Criteria & Constraints (including modifications to increase difficulty for older students)
  • Measuring results
  • Post-design extension activities list
  • Universal STEM Challenge Tips/how to use the handouts

Student Handouts

  • Criteria and Constraints list (color and B&W; editable)
  • Results and Design Analysis (color and B&W)
  • Discussion Questions (color and B&W)

Extension templates

  • Process Flow Map
  • Math Extension
  • Plus, other design-specific handouts

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The preview shows an overview of what is included in each challenge. You can find more details by clicking anywhere on the individual challenge pages. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions!

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NOTE: You can save even more by purchasing this bundle as part of the STEM CHALLENGE YEAR-ROUND MEGA-BUNDLE!!!

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