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STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build

STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
STEM Challenge FREEBIE- Mystery Build
Product Description
STEM Challenge: This is a spectacular STEM event! Students have a mystery to solve with what they are building and what materials they will need to be successful!

In this challenge students will be assigned a structure to build and a list of possible materials. Teams will have to work together to choose the right materials to build their structure and stay within a purchasing budget for those materials. To make it really fun, every team will build something different. (You have the option to have all teams build the same thing- which makes this challenge packet last a long time!) Each team will be given a challenge card with the type of structure being built and then the team will decide what materials will build it best. There are 6 challenge cards! Students will be using Challenge cards that give them specific constraints for building either: Bridges, Towers, Rockets, Swing sets, Marble Runs, or Rocking Chairs.

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes: Craft sticks, Paper clips, Rubber bands, Cardboard tubes, Cups, Straws, Craft foam, Foil in 12 inch lengths, Toothpicks, Pipe cleaners, Cardstock, Masking tape, Small bowls, Pennies, Markers, Marbles, Small toy figure (like a Lego man), and Construction paper scraps.

This package will give you a list of materials, preparation ideas, and then step-by-step procedures to make this a successful event. This is a shortened version of STEM Challenges you can find at Teachers are Terrific with only 3 pages of teacher directions and 1 page of photos. Look for longer and more detailed instructions with the large selection of challenges right here in my store!

The package specifically includes: Teacher background, materials and preparation, 3 pages of teacher directions, Challenge cards for 6 different structures, one student lab sheet, a Cost Sheet for using the budget feature, 1 page of photos, and the credits page. The page count listed for this package includes everything.

This challenge will need 1 class session (1 hour) to complete.

Enjoy this freebie and please contact me if you need anything!
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You might also like these STEM Challenges:

STEM Challenge Build a Bottle Car- featuring Newton’s 3rd Law
STEM Challenge Build an Egg Car- featuring Newton’s 2nd Law
STEM Challenge Build a Newton’s Cradle- featuring Newton’s 3rd Law


You might also be interested in my catalog: STEM and Science Posters Catalog
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