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Save SAM with STEM!

Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
Save SAM with STEM!
File Type

PDF

(3 MB|14 pages)
Standards
NGSS3-5-ETS1-2
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
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STEM Engineering Challenge

Save Sam with STEM!

With a gummy worm, gummy lifesaver, a cup, and a paperclip, students will work in teams of two to solve a STEM challenge. Based on a popular STEM activity, we have added the engineering design process to this free activity. Perfect for an introduction to engineering in grades k-6 or a staff workshop.

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NGSS3-5-ETS1-2
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
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