Anxious to try a STEM challenge but worried about time? This activity is a STEM challenge, but your students will need to use percent error, proportions, inequalities, surface area and volume to complete it! Students task is to design a scoop that can hold a single serving of a food, within a 20% margin of error. With this activity, you’ll be able to “focus on the M in STEM”!
This resource contains:
✎detailed teacher guide
✎poster to launch challenge
✎data collection sheets
✎How Much is a Serving worksheet--focus on percent error
✎How Much is YOUR Serving worksheet--focus on proportions
✎Single Server STEM Challenges Before & After, Data Collection and Design Analysis pages--focus on percent error, surface area and volume
✎Single Server Nutritional Range--focus on proportions and inequalities
✎engineering design process poster (color and black/white)
✎supply donation request letter
Note: Answer keys have been provided when possible, and a spreadsheet is available to help check amounts that are generated by students. The student work portions of this product are editable. This product is provided as a PowerPoint or as a Google Slides. The PowerPoint may be read-only when you open it. If so, do a save as, and it should be editable.
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