Great STEM engineering team building activities for SUMMER.
Design and build a Water slide, Sundial, Surfboard and Beach Chair!
Combining Science, Engineering and real world Problem Solving
A complete set of 4 STEM challenges based upon SUMMER ACTIVITIES.
Also includes a student challenge booklet
These task cards allow flexibility with the teacher to either grab and go or build further lessons around each challenge.
They lend themselves to Geography, Science, History and Inquiry subjects.
Students will learn
* the science behind sundials, waves, beaches and water
* how to build and design with constraints such as materials and time
* how to evaluate their own designs
* how to locate facts in information text
NGSS & Australian Curriculum LINKS
Students can earn a STAMP in their STEM CHALLENGE BOOKLET by completing the challenges based on different Summer Activities .
* INCLUDED *
------ 4 STEM CHALLENGE CARDS and a STUDENT CHALLENGE BOOKLET BOOKLET - Color and Greyscale Cards ------
Task Card #1 - Sundials
Task Card #2 - Waterslide
Task Card #3 - Beach Chair
Task Card #4 - Surfboard
Supplies List (see preview for details of supplies needed).
Each TASK CARD can be printed back to back
FRONT - Challenge is outlined
BACK - Science Information Questions
STUDENT CHALLENGE BOOKLET
* one STAMP for completing the challenge
* one STAMP for answering the information questions
-Informational Science text about Sundials, Waves, Beaches and Water
Color and greyscale versions
These cards best suit grades 3 to 6
With guidance they can be used for younger grades and with more time restrictions or when using the extension suggestions they can be used for older grades also.
The design questions allow students to build on how they analyze and evaluate their own designs. By the end of the challenges it is expected that students should be able to better verbalize and explain their learning.
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