The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog: STEM Challenge- Easy Solar Cooker
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(4 MB|15 pages)
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Standards
NGSSMS-ETS1-3
NGSSMS-PS3-3
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
NGSSMS-ETS1-4
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
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  1. Here you go! Two challenges to use with the books: Don't Let the Pigeon on the Bus!! and The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog.Don't Let the Pigeon on the Bus!! STEM Challenge: How about if we design a bus just for him? Your kids will have a blast designing a bus and learning about simple machines, like the
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The Pigeon Found a Hot Dog!! How about if we design a solar cooker just for him? Your kids will have a blast designing a simple solar cooker and learning about parabolas.

This product begins with a short blurb about why use STEM at all. Then I review the standards this addresses and for which grades (4-8). Finally I review science background. I included teacher directions, the design challenge and a student planning sheet. There's even two data recording sheets for gathering the data!

Have a blast!! Make sure to read the book by Mo Willems to them first!

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More STEM units:

  • Bubble Gum Fun
  • The Pigeon's Bus
  • Sleighs and Spheros
  • The Day It Rained Hearts
  • Spaghetti Towers
  • Animal Adaptations
  • Slime
  • Flying Christmas Reindeer
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Building a Roller Coaster
  • Geodesic Domes
  • Hibernation Creation
  • Skyway for Peeps
  • Exploring Wind Energy

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NGSSMS-ETS1-3
Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
NGSSMS-PS3-3
Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer. Examples of devices could include an insulated box, a solar cooker, and a Styrofoam cup. Assessment does not include calculating the total amount of thermal energy transferred.
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.
NGSSMS-ETS1-4
Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
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.
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15 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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