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S.T.E.M. Engineering Challenge: Mystery Box - Set #3 is an engaging way to integrate engineering challenges into your classroom. Students select a random design challenge. Students then build a prototype out of only the materials available in their mystery box. Students write a paragraph that explains the problem and how their design solves the problem. Challenges include everything from design a machine that cleans the air to creating a uniform for Saturn’s basketball team. The challenges can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour.
Included in this Guide
- 40 Ready-to-use design problems for students
- Student handouts including directions and write-up template
- Teacher's guide with step-by-step instructions for multiple ways to use
- Suggestions for extensions
Mystery Box Design Challenge can be used individually or in small groups. Use as a warm-up, at activity centers, for differentiation, or as an entire class lesson. There are 40 challenges included in this guide, enough to fill an entire school year. Stretch your students minds and engineering skills with these fun activities.
Also available as part of a $$ savings S.T.E.M. Mystery Box Design Challenge Bundle with 120 design challenges.
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