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.
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.
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.
Plus, each challenge comes with:
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!
NOTE: You can save even more by purchasing this bundle as part of the STEM CHALLENGE YEAR-ROUND MEGA-BUNDLE!!!
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