STEM Challenge: Rise of the Monolith (Simple Machines Printables)

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You get: A STEM challenge all about simple machines!

Students will create a replica of an ancient monolith such as a pillar of Stonehenge, the Moai of Easter Island, or an Egyptian Obelisk. Ancient cultures built structures such as these with very simplistic tools and machines. Using a simple machine, students will attempt to raise the monolith to a standing position.

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Student planning pages
Materials suggestions
Design Requirements
Design Constraints
Student reflection
Parent letter
Suggestions for books and video links
Engineering Design Process Poster

As always - thank you for your willingness to incorporate STEM into your classrooms!
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12
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3 Days

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STEM Challenge: Rise of the Monolith (Simple Machines Printables)
STEM Challenge: Rise of the Monolith (Simple Machines Printables)
STEM Challenge: Rise of the Monolith (Simple Machines Printables)
STEM Challenge: Rise of the Monolith (Simple Machines Printables)