STEM Middle School Engineering Project
for 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
This product is very similar to the 3-5th grade version. Please don't buy both. Feel free to email me, firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thanks!
In this S.T.E.M. lab bundle, students will work in groups to design and create towers and bridges. Your students will be engaged in the problem solving process as they trouble shoot and improve their projects!
This bundle includes the following Activity Challenges:
1. Straw Bridges
2. Index Card Towers
3. Popsicle Stick Bridges
4. Gum Drop Towers
****These STEM lesson plans are in an EDITABLE PDF file!!
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You can customize
the text in the Worksheets, Grading Rubrics, Materials Lists and Teacher Instructions to suit your class!
These activities are also available in a larger bundle!!!
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STEM for the Whole Year, 36 Pack (save 45%)
This STEM Activity Challenge includes
teacher instructions, student instructions (worksheet), grading rubrics, a demonstration video for the teacher, a materials needed sheet, and the related NGSS standards!
In the teacher demonstration video
, I give you an overview of the activity challenge, talk about the materials involved and where to get them, demonstrate how to set up the challenge for the students, and discuss the science involved. Teachers have found these videos to be very helpful by showing them step-by-step how to run the activity and giving them a better understanding of the science behind it.
This activity will challenge students to work together in groups
to complete the given task. These activities are fun, engaging, and the students will learn science in the process. Group work and problem solving are at the heart of these challenges.
Each activity challenge will end with a real-world
research question, video, or activity. It is usually an extension of what the students just discovered and learned. The students will be involved, excited, and looking forward to future activity challenges in your classroom.
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