STEM Challenge St. Patrick's Day STEM: Coin Bridge

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Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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This is a STEM building and engineering projects with a St. Patrick's Day Theme. Students will construct a bridge using only pennies. This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.

Want STEM for more holidays and seasons? This product is also part of
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Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom!

It can be completed in one class period of an hour or less.

-Student recording sheets (four options)
-grading rubric
-parent letter
-extension menu
-detailed notes to teacher

Additional materials that you will need:
-lots of pennies
-action figure or Lego man (optional)

You might also like:
Maker Space Task Card Holiday Bundle
Seasonal STEM Megabundle
Fairy Tale STEM
Nursery Rhyme STEM

Looking for more Spring resources that are More Than a Worksheet?
Build a Haiku: Spring Flowers
Build a Haiku: April Showers
Spring STEM: Build an Umbrella
STEM Challenge Leprechaun Liftoff
Maker Space Task Cards: St. Patrick's Day

***Note this has been revised October 2016. If you purchased it before then, please go back and re-download the new and improved version. I think you will be happy with the additions! I am currently working on revising all of the Seasonal STEM projects, so check back for more updates!

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