St Patricks Day STEM How to Catch a Leprechaun Simple Machines NGSS 3-PS2-1

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I used this resource when teaching about simple machines. The students loved building their leprechaun traps to show their understanding of simple machines.
I used this in a hybrid situation and my kids loved it. They were engaged and had a wonderful time learning. Thank you!
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March STEM Challenge is a fun and engaging way to teach science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Students learn to think critically and design their own leprechaun traps to learn how to catch a leprechaun using what they know about simple machines collaboratively. This March-themed activity provides students opportunities to think creatively and critically by giving specific criteria for solving a problem.

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Who is this Product For?

Teachers who want more ideas for implementing STEM in the classroom.

What is Included in this Unit?

The March STEM activity (24 pages) includes:

*Engineering Design Anchor Chart

*Parent Letter

*Note from the Leprechan

*Online Links to Research Simple Machines and Traps

*Leprechaun Criteria Sheet

*Leprechaun Brainstorming Sheet

*Suggested Materials

*Design Sheet

*Evaluation Sheet

*Technology Integration Ideas

Why Purchase?

This March STEM activity is designed to help you implement this unit confidently and easily.

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Total Pages
24 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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