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STEM: Stem Engineering- Problem Solving- Meet Wendell...the Accidental Adventurer. At the beginning of the year, engage your students in learning by having them participate in this hands-on science/engineering problem solving challenge. This is an amazing Back to School activity for team building and collaboration. Also such a great STEM activity to foster critical thinking skills! Your kids will love STEM activities from now on!
****Be sure to download the FREE digital picture book that started it all, to introduce Wendell to your students before completing this activity:
Students will work cooperatively to complete STEM- Operation Worm Rescue- rescuing Wendell from the top of his overturned kayak. This is a new take on the old STEM classic Save Fred. Your students will love this beginning of the year STEM project with personality as they rescue their new friend, Wendell! This is the first installment in the Wendell STEM Adventure series. This project begins with vivid color photos that set the stage for the activity and will thoroughly engage and motivate your students! STEM projects are such a fun way to encourage and build a sense of community and cooperation in your classroom while fostering learning and critical thinking at the same time!
Included in this STEM product:
Background Story with photos to introduce task to students
Photo example of set up and goal
Group Job Descriptions
Student Brainstorming Sheet w/ task descriptors
Student Problem Solving Process Sheet
Student Problem Solving Challenge Results
Individual Reflection Sheet
Group Reflection Sheet
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