STEM Challenge - Project: STOP THE LAVA FLOW!

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6th - 10th
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Engage your students with this week-long STEM Challenge. Your students will be able to Explore, Elaborate, and Explain while Engaged in this REAL-WORLD challenge of Finding a way to protect a population from a nearby Volcano!

This is great way to promote both the scientific and engineering methods! This is a 'feel good' project. You will experience students thinking about what they can do to help people throughout the world! - THIS IS WHAT TEACHING SCIENCE IS ALL ABOUT!!!

Your students are given a one page article concerning eruptions of volcanoes and how engineers have tried to divert lava from towns. In addition to the article, your students are provided with several recommended websites that feature volcanoes that have erupted in the past. The websites will introduce different ideas that have been accomplished and on what may be done. Your students are then provided their challenge.

This is a great way for students to learn facts concerning volcanoes and how to protect communities from a potential natural disaster.

What is included:

  • Introductory Article
  • STEM Challenge
  • Engineering Design Process
  • STEM Venn Diagram
  • Vocabulary Table
  • Model Design Sheet
  • Career Spotlight (Volcanologist)
  • Problem Sheet
  • Websites of Interests
  • STEM Project Sheet
  • Scientific Method Process


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16 pages
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1 Week
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