This is a STEM engineering project with a fun nursery rhyme twist. Create a paper cup to help Mary Mary Quite Contrary water her garden. This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.
Don't be fooled by "Nursery Rhyme!" These activities are designed for grades 3-5. Students will get a kick out of the twist on well-known nursery rhymes.
-Student recording sheets (four options)
-copy of the rhyme
-detailed notes to teacher
-printable helicopter pattern
-copy of the poem
Additional resources you will need:
-beaker or graduated cylinder to measure water
It can be completed in one class period of an hour or less. Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom!
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