Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)

Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
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Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
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Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)
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Spring STEM Activities (Kite Spring STEM Challenge)

Get this as part of a bundle: SPRING STEM ACTIVITIES BUNDLE

This Kite STEM Challenge is perfect for this season! It’s a fun, creative, and engaging way to get your students designing and building during this time of year.

Challenge your students to design and build a kite that can fly for at least one minute out of plastic bags, wooden skewers, string, and clear tape.

You can also modify the task and include any other materials you would like students to use. You can do this individually or in groups (I prefer groups of 3-4). Give students the materials mentioned. You can show the students the images and video of the possible finished product I included or make the task open ended and let them come up with their own designs.

Let students present and test their work in an open space during a windy day. Have students fly their kites, making sure to keep track of how many attempts they had to make before successfully flying their kites for at least a minute. Give the students a chance to make improvements after the initial testing. If time permits, give them another chance to fly their newly-improved kites. Have students share their reflections afterwards. Students can use the included vocabulary, and planning and reflection sheets to guide their learning. Please see Ideas for STE(A)M Links for discussion and extension activities that you can do.

Please see PREVIEW for a better look of ALL the included pages in this resource. Colored and blackline versions of sheets are included, as well as a page with alternate English spelling (Canadian/UK/Australian).

Thanks for your interest in one my Spring STEM challenges. Thanks for being a blessing!

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Spring STEAM Challenge | Spring STEAM Activities | Spring STEM Project | April STEM Challenge | Spring Engineering Project | Kite STEM
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18 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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  1. Spring STEM Activities BUNDLE (Spring STEM Challenges) This is a bundle of three of my Spring STEM challenges: Umbrella STEM Challenge Bi
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