Spider Cage STEM Challenge

Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
Spider Cage STEM Challenge
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  1. Perfect for spur of the moment, spontaneous STEM time! It's STEM Quick Challenges! Can you use a few supplies and build a structure? These challenges are quick, easy prep, easy materials, great fun, and can be used on the spur of the moment! This is a money-saving bundle of nineteen Quick Challenges
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Perfect for your study of spiders! It’s a STEM Challenge featuring arachnids. Students will totally think the spiders are real and you will have a little fun “tricking” them. They will have a blast making a cage for those spiders! Even though this challenge is great for Halloween it can be used any time of year!

Note: This challenge is available as part of a Spider STEM Escape Room! Save money and grab both items!

This challenge features the task of building a cage to hold a certain number of plastic spiders. Students must build the cage with some very specific requirements and keep those spiders happy.

Detailed instructions are not included, although you will find that in STEM Challenges and STEM Activities from Teachers are Terrific! Rather, this exploration is just that- an exploration time with limited supplies and spectacular results! Your students will love the freedom of a quick challenge as they get right to work and learn as they go!

The package specifically contains:

  • Cover sheet
  • Teacher Background
  • 3 pages of Teacher Directions
  • Set of Criteria cards for students (with and without background color)
  • Lab Sheet
  • 2 pages of Photos
  • Scoring rubric,
  • Terms of Use page
  • And all forms are provided in an editable format!
  • Specific Teacher Procedures are not included. Just talk about the Criteria of the task, give students their materials bins, and let them get busy planning, designing, collaborating, and learning!

Supplies needed in addition to this package include Plastic spiders, Card stock paper, Construction paper strips, Pipe cleaners, Masking tape, Clear tape (optional), and Plastic pieces (we used laminating film).

I know you are going to love this Quick Challenge! You can also try the challenge as part of a STEM Escape Room:

Spiders Escape Room

If you need something for early finishers as you complete this Quest, here is the answer!

Spiders Flipper Book

Save money and grab the bundle of Quick Challenges!

Quick Challenge Bundle


You might also enjoy these Quick Challenges or STEM Quests:

STEM Quick Challenge Shark Traps

Quick Challenge: Pom-Pom Blasters

Quick Challenge: Robot Man

Landforms Escape Room

Space Shuttle Missions Escape Room

Skeleton Escape Room


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