Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups

Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
Plastic Cup STEM Challenges - Simple STEM with Cups
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  1. This set has 15 STEM activities PLUS bonus challenges. This works well for upper elementary and middle school STEM teachers. Though it is marked grades 2+, younger students can also attempt basic challenges with the task cards or tinker with the materials, while upper grades can work on directed cha
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  2. This bundle includes resources to keep your students actively engaged in STEM all year long. The bonus file includes an overview for using the resources as well as some extra options for planning, recording, and tracking.1) Start with the STEM classroom pack and poster sets, then move on to the res
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Product Description
Simple STEM came out of the idea of using materials that are easy to acquire and that you probably already have. A world of STEM challenges await you in this simple and inexpensive material. Use these challenges for :

⦾ STEM Fridays, Maker Mondays, or Tinker Tuesdays
⦾ After school STEM
⦾ Any time, to hone fine motor and problem-solving skills!
⦾ STEM sub plans/ sub tub. The directions and materials are easy to set up and straightforward to use.

*****Contents*****
Suggested Material List
STEM Challenge Tips:General tips for any STEM challenge.
Teacher Notes: includes terminology and differentiation ideas.
Sample pictures of completed projects.
Plastic cup STEM decor
Recording page for each of the 5 main STEM challenges that guide the students through the engineering design process:

→ Plastic cup telephone (sound)
→ Sound amplifier (sound)
→ Cup rollers (torque, friction, force and motion)
→ Transfer device (simple machines, gravity)
→ Anemometer (velocity, weather)

Generic Plastic Cup Graphic Organizer to use with any of the above challenges or the additional task card challenges.
STEM spinner page - spin a design challenge (great for independent work).
Calculate the cost worksheets to create Bill of Materials
Self-evaluation and rubric options

Materials Needed
You will need plastic cups, basic office supplies like tape, string, card stock, and rubber bands. You will also need a large cardboard box or sheet for a ramp.

*************************** Related Resources *************************
Engineering Design Process Posters
Engineering Disciplines Posters
Engineering Posters BUNDLE
STEM Activities - 10 STEM Challenges
STEM Activities - 10 STEM Challenges (Set 2)
STEM Challenges Classroom Pack (STEAM)

STEM Tales
All STEM Tales

STEM for all Seasons
Winter STEM
Spring STEM
Summer STEM
Fall STEM

Engineering Design Challenges (initial purchase)
STEM Engineering Design Challenge #1 - Design a Transport Device
STEM Engineering Design Challenge #2 - Design a Power Transmission Tower
STEM Engineering Design Challenge #3 - Design a Periscope
STEM Engineering Design Challenge #4 - Design a Cargo Ship
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Disclaimer: I have done my best to keep these as safe as possible. However, please make sure that you do your own due diligence when performing any STEM challenge. Adult supervision is necessary. Please use care, caution, and your best judgement when performing any STEM challenge, engineering challenge, or science experiment. The seller disclaims all liability for any damage or injury which might arise from the use of any of these projects.

Find more STEM at my blog momgineer
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or at STEM Activities for Kids
STEM Activities for Kids
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