STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel

STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
STEM Challenge Ferris Wheel
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Are you ready for a Ferris Wheel STEM challenge? Here’s the second challenge of a summer fun series to get ready for back to school time. Kids love this challenge no matter what time of year it is!

Note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles.

Summer Fun Series Bundle

STEM Challenges for the Year Seasonal Bundle

In this challenge, students will be using craft sticks and glue to make a spinning Ferris Wheel. The wheel has two sides and students must be diligent in making the sides match in size. In addition, the two sides must be joined together and space left in the centers to add a central turning rod or axle. Add making a frame to hold the wheel aloft and you have a truly spectacular STEM challenge.

Students will use the steps of the Engineering Design Process as you follow the pages of detailed and labeled teacher directions pages.

This challenge is from my STEM by the Month collection.

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes:

• Craft sticks

• Dowel sticks (3/16 to1/4 inch diameter)

• Hot glue guns and glue

• Masking tape

The package specifically includes:

  • Cover
  • Teacher background
  • Materials and preparation page
  • 8 pages of teacher directions
  • Constraints list
  • 3 pages of photographs
  • Extra Hints page
  • Student lab sheet – with sample answers
  • Extra page of Ferris wheel information
  • Scoring rubric
  • Terms of Use page.
  • All forms are provided in an editable format!

This challenge will need 1-2 class sessions (1-2 hours) to complete.

This challenge works perfectly with another summer fun challenge:

Build a Water Slide

Build a Roller Coaster

Save money and grab all three Summer Fun Challenges in a bundle!

Summer Fun Series Bundle


You might also like these STEM Challenges:

Seed Dispersal Models

Build a Bird Feeder

Build a 3D Flower

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


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