STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box

STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
STEM Activities | Back to School | Outta the Box
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Want to add a little STEAM to your new classroom? This Outta the Box Classroom Competition can be done on a Fun Friday or throughout the week during your science block.

The theme is Back to School. Students will learn a few tidbits of information about the history behind school desks and school lunches, but best of all, they will be challenged with building a new desk and creating a new lunch for their teacher!

What are OUTTA The BOX Classroom Competitions?

An Outta the Box Competition is a STEAM-based, classroom-friendly workshop that develops students’ teamwork, creative and critical thinking skills in an engaging and meaningful way. An Outta the Box Competition uses easy to find materials for all challenges. Classroom Competitions are approximately 2 hours, with each challenge lasting anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes. Challenges can be performed in a 2-hour block or broken into smaller blocks of time. 3 to 5 teams of 4-6 students work best for OTB Competitions.

Why Have Outta the Box Competitions?

The objective of an Outta the Box Competition is to prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s challenges.

Outta the Box Competitions provide students with unique opportunities to develop creative thinking skills. Students learn to think on their feet using materials at hand and develop solutions that come to life in a friendly and competitive manner.

Unlike many classroom problems or challenges, there is never one correct solution, although some of those solutions may work better than others. All solutions depend on teamwork, while also being dependent on the basic characteristics of creative thinking such as:
awareness, curiosity, imagination, flexibility, fluency, originality, elaboration and perseverance.

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This Enrichment Workshop is perfect for a GATE pullout program, Monthly Gifted Curriculum, Parent-led enrichment, Grade-level rotation, Homeschool, After-school or Sub Plans

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