Families and STEM are a great combination to promote creating, tinkering, and problem solving. We have developed a packet of three engineering challenges for Autumn to send home each month as school community outreach activities. Each challenge worksheet has two sides: one side for the challenge and enrichment ideas and the other side for planning and reflections. An optional explanation letter for parents is also included for your use.
The three challenges focus on structural engineering, physical science and measurement. They use simple materials and provide an opportunity for an exploration of the engineering design process.
Challenge #1 Back to Nature House
Challenge #2 Sweet Towers
Challenge #3 A Balancing Act Mobile
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Your students and families might also enjoy STEM Sparks Task Cards – perfect for a Maker Station or an Enrichment Center.
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