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ENGAGE STUDENTS IN STEM THIS FALL!
Make learning fun with this pumpkin themed STEM activity. For this pumpkin activity, students must design and create a catapult to launch a candy pumpkin.
Students make predictions, test their prediction, and reflect on their results.
These activities align with the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
This activity would be perfect to use during Pumpkin Day! It would also be the perfect addition to a halloween party or fall party. This pumpkin catapult STEM activity would be perfect to use as a fall MakerSpace activity or as a fall STEM center.
What Teachers are saying about Pumpkin Catapult Challenge!
"My students always love STEM, but this was an especially engaging activity. They had a blast making their catapults and loved the pumpkin theme." - Julia R.
"My students absolutely LOVED this STEM activity. It was very engaging for them and incorporated the 4C's!"- Jenny C.
"My kids had so much fun creating their catapults. I really liked the questions they truly made the students think before and after." - Crystal L.
"My fourth graders LOVED the activity. I LOVED having a neat and creative place for them to display and elaborate on their learning. Love it!" - Jarrod W.
"Excellent resource! I used this in our after school program and with my RTI group. Both groups loved the project. The collaboration and outcomes were pretty amazing! Thanks!" - Lani C.
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