Winter Sports STEM Activity

Simply STEAM
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This resource is one your kids will remember you for! Take engagement to the next level with these super fun STEM/ STEAM challenges teaching winter sports. Teach your students all about forces and motion with these STEM activities!

Now you can integrate science, reading, math, and writing with these fun activities. You'll get five complete lessons that'll make lesson planning a breeze.

This resource DOES NOT include videos as we encourage students to think creatively. I've included pictures for each project for teacher reference only. Please download the preview to see a sample of each STEM challenge.

Challenges include:

❄️Speed Skater: Using only pipe cleaners, straws, and a mint, create a model of a speed skater that stands upright on two legs for at least 30 seconds.

❄️Curling: Create a curling broom that helps your stone score the most points.

❄️Alpine Skiing: Create an alpine skiing course that is at least two feet long, but no more than three feet long. The course must have a start, six turns, and a finish.

❄️Hockey: Create a hockey goal that is exactly six inches wide. Use only straws and pipe cleaners in your design.

❄️Bobsled: Using recycled materials, create a bobsled course that has at least five turns and one straight section. Use a timer to test your bobsled team sitting upright and laying down.

To see this resource in action, check out the stories on my Instagram @Simply_STEAM 

Each STEM Challenge includes:

❄️Teacher page with materials, time, difficulty level, pictures, and teacher background/tips

❄️5E lesson plan complete with lesson, time, standards, and materials needed

❄️Science experiment to build background knowledge

❄️Reading passage with comprehension questions for short teaching points

❄️STEM reflection pages for critical thinking

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❤️ "This just might be my most FAVORITE activity I have ever bought from

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❤️"This is amazing! Such a fun, new way to cover all of our force and motion standards. Love the reading passages, everything!" Megan W.

❤️"I am very excited to use this with my students! This is exactly what I

was looking for when I decided I wanted to have a STEM component to our

literacy unit covering the Olympics! Now I can easily implement your

curriculum into my lesson plans! Thank you! :)" Mary C.

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Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

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