STEM for Winter: Snowball Saver

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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STEM Snowball Saver is a fun STEM engineering challenge with a winter theme. Students will construct an insulated box to keep a snowball or ice cube from melting. This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.

Want STEM for more holidays and seasons? This product is also part of
☞ ☞ ☞ ☞ Seasonal STEM Megabundle! ☜ ☜ ☜ ☜

Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom!

It can be completed in one class period of an hour or less.

Included:
-Student recording sheets (four options)
-grading rubric
-parent letter
-extension menu
-detailed notes to teacher

Additional materials that you will need:
-variety of building materials (Styrofoam, cotton balls, aluminum foil, felt, foam, packing peanuts, and other random supplies from around the house or classroom)
-snow (ice cube or real snow)

You might also like:
Maker Space Task Card Holiday Bundle
Seasonal STEM Megabundle
Fairy Tale STEM
Nursery Rhyme STEM


Looking for more Winter resources that are More Than a Worksheet?
STEM Challenge: A Sled for Santa
STEM Trifold: Snowball Slinger
Build a Haiku: Winter Snow Edition
Christmas STEAM Integrated Unit
Maker Space Task Cards Christmas Edition


***Note this has been revised October 2016. If you purchased it before then, please go back and re-download the new and improved version. I think you will be happy with the additions! I am currently working on revising all of the Seasonal STEM projects, so check back for more updates!
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STEM for Winter: Snowball Saver
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STEM for Winter: Snowball Saver
STEM for Winter: Snowball Saver
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