This STEM journal can be used with ANY STEM challenge!
In the journal you will find:
PG 1: Challenge- Students will name the challenge, explain in their own words what they are expected to do, and list the materials they are either allowed to use or will use.
PG 2/3: Research- 1 page for written notes and another blank page to draw a thinking map or illustrations they find
PG 4: Design: A blank page for students to draw their idea and label
PG 5: Explain: Students will explain how their design will work and/or how they will create it.
PG 6: Test: Students will collect any data created from the challenge or take notes from what they observed during the challenge.
PG 7: Reflection: Students will reflect on what worked and didn’t in the original design and test.
PG 8: Redesign: Students will draw a redesign using the knowledge from the test of the challenge and other student’s designs
PG 9: Rubric: Students will self-assess their effort and work during the challenge