STEM Challenge Rescue Devices

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Description

Another fabulous STEM activity with the same supplies and two tasks! Students will work in to design two different devices and then join with a partner group! This rescue mission is to use items on hand with those gathered from "nature" to build a device to retrieve a fallen teammate.

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

What is the challenge?

Students will be designing and creating either a rescue cranking device or a rescue carrier using the same supplies. Each task has its own requirements. The rescue cranking device group will be partnered with a carrier group to combine the two structures into a rescue method to retrieve cargo from the bottom of a “cliff”. Can the crank team make a device that will wind up the rope (string)? Can the carrier group create a container that will not dump out the cargo? Can the two teams work together and carry out the rescue?

What is your prep?

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes straws, craft sticks, string, rubber bands, construction paper, and tape. The weights we used for the cargo were mini marshmallows.

The package specifically contains:

  • Cover
  • Teacher Background
  • Materials and Preparation page
  • 2 pages of Teacher Step-by-Step Directions
  • 2 pages of Helpful Hints
  • 3 pages of photos
  • Task constraints to display
  • Task requirement cards to use with each group
  • Lab sheets specific to each task
  • Sample answers of lab sheets
  • Scoring rubric
  • All forms are provided in an editable format.
  • The page count listed includes everything.

This challenge works with two more Same Supplies Challenges:

Or you can grab all three in a money-saving bundle:

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