Looking for a FUN winter STEM activity to engage your students in using academic skills to solve real-world problems? This will enhance learning about winter sports during the Olympics 2022 this year. Try this ice skating-themed activity where students will learn about ice skating, skates, magnets, number patterns, force, and motion while designing a magnetic ice skater that follows number patterns around a rink.
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Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 STEM Ice Skating (Teacher Info.)
Pg. 4 Suggested Lesson Plan
Pg. 5 OBJECTIVES
Pg. 6 5E Lesson Plan
Pg. 7 Journal Cover (Optional)
Pg. 8 KWL Chart for Ice Skating
Pg. 9 & 10 Ice Skating Reading & Comprehension Questions
Pg. 11 The PROBLEM - Students are given a problem to solve.
Pg. 12 DESIGN IT! Decide how to make a Magnetic Skater (after Sorting)
Pg. 13 REFLECTION (for after the STEM Challenge)
Pg. 14- 17 Primary and Intermediate Writing Paper for Optional Writing Extension Activity
Pg. 18 Rubric for Writing
Pg. 19 Sorting Mat for Magnetic and Non-Magnetic Items
Pg. 20-23 Speed Skater and Hockey Players Stand-Ups (in color and blk/white)
Pg. 24 STEM RUBRIC
Pg. 25-32 Different Number Pattern Ice Rink Mats (for moving your magnetic skater) Gameboard Style and challenging non-Gameboard.
Pg. 33 Letter to Parents for making a Home Connection
Pg. 24 The Problem (Optional Page to add your own materials and time if you have different objects to test with magnets)
Pg. 35-37 Answer Keys
Pg. 38-41 PHOTOS of Product in Action
Pg. 42 Credits
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magnets, objects that are magnetic and non-magnetic, tape
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