Problem solving and engineering skills are cultivated with this ready-to use set of 120 mystery box design challenges
. I love these as an engaging way to integrate engineering challenges into my every day class.
Students select a random design challenge and 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.
This bundle includes:
- S.T.E.M. Engineering Challenge: Mystery Box
- S.T.E.M. Engineering Challenge: Mystery Box #2
- S.T.E.M. Engineering Challenge: Mystery Box #3
Included in this growing bundle
- 120 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
This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at email@example.com. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.
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