Families and STEM are a great combination to promote creating, tinkering, and problem solving. We have developed a packet of three engineering challenges for Spring 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 Bug Safari
Challenge #2 Get Your Game On!
Challenge #3 Chain Reaction Machine
We have three family packets – Fall, Winter and Spring are now available in our store. We are currently working on our latest family activities. Please follow our store to be notified when we add the summer packet.
Your students and families might also enjoy STEM Sparks Task Cards – perfect for a Maker Station or an Enrichment Center.
We currently have four different STEM Sparks packets available.
STEM Spark Task Cards
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