Winter Sledding STEM Challenge

Grade Levels
3rd - 8th, Homeschool
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Great activity for the winter holidays! In this activity, students design and build a sled to investigate motion, forces, and speed. Students follow the engineering design process to test and improve their sleds so that they slide faster down a ramp.


- Fun scenario to introduce the challenge

- 2 levels of worksheets - one for elementary, one for middle school

- extension activities to investigate motion, speed, and friction using sleds

- vocabulary list of motion vocabulary

- teacher notes and supply list.

Great Wintertime Activity!

Introduce your students to the engineering design process.


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