STEM Action Time!
What’s in Your Cupboard?
Need a STEM lesson RIGHT NOW! No time to gather materials? We have come up with a lesson that focuses on just one main material plus a few simple additions that most classrooms usually have. A simple plan and simple materials, but a great hands-on STEM problem solving activity!
This particular activity uses straws.
We suggest at least 30 straws per group. Add 3 feet of masking tape, a desk or tabletop, a yardstick and you are ready to go. Students will use their problem solving and collaboration skills as they work to solve the challenge of creating the longest cantilever they can engineer.
Simple plans and simple materials, but a great hands-on STEM activity! Packet Includes student handouts, teacher notes, a reflection page, a rubric, role cards, inquiry questions, and the engineering design process poster.
Make sure you follow us in order to get notifications when we add more to this series: " What's in Your Cupboard?"
STEM Action Time: What’s in Your Cupboard? Got Foil?
STEM Action Time: What’s in Your Cupboard? Got Rubber Bands?
On the front page of our store, click on the side category
“What’s in your Cupboard?’ to view what’s been added to this fun series that uses simple materials.
We have some popular Engineering Energizers that are quick and easy to use in the classroom
Give Me Five- A Bundle of Engineering Energizers
Ready for some lengthier STEM lessons? We have two bundles filled with ideas
Get Caught Engineering All Year Long- Twelve STEM Lessons for Your Class
STEM-A-THON!Get Caught Engineering with an Amazing Bundle of Activities
How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button. Simply click it and you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product. We value your feedback greatly as it helps us determine which products are most valuable for your classroom so we can create more for you. ☺
Be the first to know about our new discounts, freebies and product launches:
•Look for the green star near the top of any page within our store and click it to become a follower. You will then receive customized email updates about this store. ☺