Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design

Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
Winter STEM Challenge Snowman Design
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It's winter time in the fabulous month of January! Do you want to build a snowman? Here’s a great indoor solution to something kids love! Build a snowman STEM Challenge! And this one is a challenge! My students were surprised at all the problems they had to solve!

This Snowman Challenge may be purchased as part of a money-saving bundle!

This challenge is to build a model of a snowman using only a few supplies. One is the newspaper for the snowman frame and the other is tissue to cover the snowman. Students will also decorate their snowman in typical clothing or other décor. Will students build wide and round models or tall, thin models? Can they get the snowman to stand up? Will they make great decisions about how to use the materials? This is a fabulous challenge that is a lot more difficult than you would expect. My students were quite surprised about how hard this challenge turned out to be! There is a lot of creativity with this STEM challenge- in fact, we could easily call this one a STEAM task.

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes newspaper, rolls of toilet tissue, masking tape, scissors, white glue (optional), and construction paper in many colors.

The package specifically includes:

  • Cover
  • Teacher background
  • Materials and preparation page
  • 5 pages of teacher directions
  • Constraints list
  • 4 pages of photographs
  • 2 versions of a lab sheet
  • Scoring rubric
  • Terms of Use

All forms are provided in an editable format. Student answer sheets are not included, but samples from student work are included in the teacher direction pages. The page count listed for this package includes everything.

This challenge will need 1-2 class sessions to complete.

This challenge works perfectly with these:

Or all three Snow Challenges are available in a money-saving bundle:

Snow Series Bundle

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