Weather Hazard STEM: Flood Barrier Challenge

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Flood Barrier STEM - Oh no! The weather forecast is for heavy flooding in the area. You need to build a flood barrier or flood resistant shelter to keep the family safe! This STEM challenge is designed to encourage creative problem solving. Students must design a shelter with the available supplies that is resistant to flooding while sticking to a budget. The shelter will be tested with water in a pan to see if the design was effective as a flood barrier. This challenge meets NGSS Standards.

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You will get:

"The Problem" slide to display and discuss with students (or print)

"The Challenge" slide to display and discuss with students (or print)

"Let's Talk About It: Flooding" slide to discuss facts about flooding and some of the human impact of this natural disaster

Suggested Plan of Implementation

NGSS Standards covered

Two choices of a plan page to write the building plan or illustrate

House printables (color version)

House printables (black and white version)

Budget page

Teacher supply list

Parent letter to request supplies

Budget Spending Sheet (2 versions for differentiation)

Self-Evaluation

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Total Pages
18
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Weather Hazard STEM: Flood Barrier Challenge
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Weather Hazard STEM: Flood Barrier Challenge
Weather Hazard STEM: Flood Barrier Challenge
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