The Recess Queen STEM Challenge

Grade Levels
1st - 4th
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
  • Microsoft OneDrive
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PDF, Google Slides Presentation, Seesaw Activity
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Do you want to include literacy with STEM challenges? Then Simple STEM Stories are perfect for you. This is an easy-to-set up STEM challenge that focuses on the popular story, The Recess Queen. This challenge is printable and digital, with Google Slide & Seesaw activities.

★ Begin your lesson by reading The Recess Queen by Alexis O’neill as a whole group. Introduce your class to the building challenge. Students will be challenged to create a piece of playground equipment that everyone can have fun on. Review the Engineering Design Process so students can plan, build and improve their designs!

INCLUDED IN THIS STEM CHALLENGE:

  • Google Slides Presentation / works with Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Use to give challenges to students digitally or model on your board
      • Task cards
      • Timer
      • Various response sheets - ready to type on

  • Seesaw Activity
    • Ready to use & add to your library
    • Ready for students to type or record voice responses
    • Moveable pieces
    • Audio instructions

  • Task card printables - in small and large size
  • Activity response sheets are printable -
    • 1 page easy to copy
    • 5 versions depending on your students' level
    • Includes the design process

  • Design Process Poster
  • Student stickers - One click print on Avery labels
  • Student certificates of competition - celebrate success!
  • Teacher directions

SOME MORE FAQ

  • This activity can be modified and used for K-5.
  • It is LOW PREP for any maker space or STEAM class with one-sided response sheets.
  • These activities are hands-on and promote creativity.
  • Students will and should create different final products.

Have fun building! - Dena

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PDF, Google Slides Presentation, Seesaw Activity
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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