This is a set of Fall Themed STEM Challenges, designed to encourage young students to begin exploring the scientific method as well as working in groups with critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving.
1. Pumpkin Carriages
2. Comparing Cranberries
3. Turkey Transporters
Each challenge includes directions, materials list, activity sheets (differentiated as needed), and self-assessment for students.
Please Note: Additional materials are needed: Small pumpkins, pieces of cardboard, string, scotch tape or masking tape, fresh cranberries, dried cranberries or Craisins, cranberry sauce, cardboard boxes, large plastic container or clear plastic cups, water, wax paper, iron.