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The STEM Adventures of Backpack Jack -- Hanging Out! Hammock Challenge

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In this Backpack Jack STEM adventure, students need to design a hammock for Jack to relax. To complete the challenge, the hammock must be able to swing back and forth and support Jack's weight.

Each lesson in the Backpack Jack series begins by introducing (or becoming reacquainted with) Jack, a fun-loving outdoor adventurer. Students will read Jack's challenge, and work collaboratively with their classmates to come up with a solution. To add to the challenge, the only materials students may use are the odds and ends in Jack's backpack! (All materials are readily available and free or very inexpensive.)

This lesson contains:
--lesson introduction
--student materials list
--teacher prep and directions
--8-page student booklet, guiding students through the engineering process (4 full-sized pages, printed back-to-back, folded in half)
--1 follow-up/reflection page

If you enjoy this lesson, please follow my store, Enrich-Engage-Enjoy and check out Jack's other adventures.

There are 16 different Backpack Jack Adventures. They can be purchased individually –

Build Like a Beaver

Protect the Map

From Here to There

On the Placid Pond

In the Windy Woods

Look Out Below

Birds Eye View

A Place to Picnic

Eggsellent Engineering

Or in money saving bundles --

Backpack Jack 3 Pack Number 1

Backpack Jack 3 Pack Number 2

Backpack Jack 3 Pack Number 3

Backpack Jack MEGA Pack ALL 9 Lessons

Please leave positive feedback if you are pleased with this product. If for any reason you are dissatisfied, please contact me before leaving negative feedback. I will gladly work to correct any mistakes or resolve any issues.

Thank you for your interest in this product!
Laura from 3E
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