STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows

STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge Bridges with Marshmallows
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Our STEM Challenge about Building a Bridge (with marshmallows) has been a kid-favorite for several years. Kids love the simple materials and the task of making this one work. The bridges are not very long but will test the patience and diligence of students as they work to finish this successfully. And, they will! Great cheering will happen when a bridge spans the gap and holds a little bit of weight!

Please note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles!

STEM Bridges Bundle

STEM 6-Pack Bundle featuring Bridges and Platforms

STEM Challenges Best Seller Bundle #1

The design challenge lesson contained in this package is a bridge building experience. Students will use toothpicks and marshmallows to construct a bridge. They will test the strength of their final designs by adding weights to the structures.

The package includes:

  • step-by-step instructions with hints embedded within the Teacher's Guide
  • materials list and advance preparation steps
  • extension ideas
  • additional page of helpful hints and ideas
  • photos
  • BONUS Challenge using the same materials with a different plan
  • scoring rubrics
  • editable forms

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes toothpicks, marshmallows, paper plates or bowls, and weights (like pennies).

The package specifically contains pages for Teacher background, materials and preparations, 2 pages of step by step procedures, extension ideas, 2 pages of helpful hints, 3 pages of photographs, and two versions of lab sheets with sample answers provided. In addition a second version of the challenge that uses a blueprint is included. This file contains teacher directions, hints, photos, lab sheets and constraints. Another file contains scoring rubrics for all the versions of this challenge. And, another file contains editable forms! Amazing collection! The total page count listed includes everything.

STEM Challenges are a super way to engage students! Designing and working together will be fun- try it! Your students will love it!

You might also like these STEM sets that are about bridges. These can be purchased separately:

Bridges with Index Cards

Bridges with Straws and Toothpicks

NOTE: All three bridge challenges can be purchased in money-saving bundles:

A Bundle of STEM Activities about Bridges

6-Pack Bundle featuring Bridges and Platforms


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Build a Platform Using Newspaper

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