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STEM Mini"Punkin Chuckin"An Engineering Exploration of Levers and ForcesSTEM Engineering Challenge for Halloween or a Harvest Party!Autumn means Pumpkin Chucking Time - an awesome STEM activity! No pumpkin chucking catapults near your location? No
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$3.50
182
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM...and a Few Bats! Engineering Bats That Fly on a Zip Line!!STEM Engineering Challenge for Halloween!READY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING AS A DIGITAL ACTIVITY OR USE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDFTeachers are saying:“This STEM project was a blast! My students
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.50
77
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Do your students know about the history of the bobbing for apples tradition? Are you looking for a way to combine engineering, reading, history, and group work?Let’s add a little engineering to the harvest party tradition of bobbing for
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Autumn, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.00
83
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and a Haunted HouseSTEM Engineering Challenge for HalloweenA Spooky Electrical Challenge Activity: Batteries and Bulbs and a Haunted House! It’s a scream! No, it’s actually STEAM! Teachers are saying:“This was something they had never had to do
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.00
43
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Need some fun and educational Halloween STEM activities? We have put together an amazing packet for your Halloween Holiday STEM lesson planning!!We have bundled four engineering lessons that integrate structural engineering, simple machines,
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$17.00
$10.00
91
Bundle
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
A-MAZE-ing STEM! Engineering a Marble Maze.READY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING AS A DIGITAL ACTIVITY OR USE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDFPuzzles and engineering = a great STEM project! Using a box lid, straws, and marbles, students will create a fun game that
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.50
56
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM a Web!STEM Engineering Challenge for Autumn or Halloween.Can your students engineer like a spider? With yarn, a coat hanger and tape, challenge your class to create a weight bearing web. Packet includes student pages, teacher notes, group
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.00
139
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Get Caught Engineering with Flying Goblins! A Halloween STEM ActivityAeronautical Engineering and Halloween? Of course! It’s STEM-TASTIC with Straw Rockets!Simple Prep plus Simple Materials.Teachers are saying:"Once again, these simple activities
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$3.00
33
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM SPARKS™ Autumn Task Cards for Maker Spaces- Set 3 In the Classroom or during Distance Learning Autumn STEM SPARKS™ Task
Subjects:
Problem Solving, Autumn, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Task Cards
$3.00
10
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Need a Halloween or autumn reading and stem activity for your class? Candy corn is everywhere now. Some hate it and some love it , but does anyone know how and why it was created? We have an informational text activity that teaches the history of
Subjects:
Halloween, Informational Text, Engineering
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
RI.5.2, RI.5.7
$3.00
2
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
October STEM Challenges!Our October Discounted STEM Bundle has five interesting engineering activities to get you through this busy month. Perfect for review and application of previously taught concepts, for indoor recess, or those afternoons when
Subjects:
Problem Solving, Autumn, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$17.00
$12.00
12
Bundle
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Get Caught Engineering a Monster Trap!HALLOWEEN + SIMPLE MACHINES+ ENGINEERING+ MONSTERS = FUN!!Your students’ engineering skills and knowledge of simple machines are needed to build a monster trap. The local monsters have been causing all kinds of
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.50
5
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Whether you need activities before Halloween, on Halloween or for the day after, we have a great hands-on packet that will work in every subject. Perfect for Halloween or an autumn themed center!Pumpkin STEM ExtravaganzaMath,Reading,Writing,
Subjects:
Autumn, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Centers
CCSS:
3.MD.B.3, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.D.9, 4.OA.C.5, 5.OA.A.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.4
$4.50
2
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Need a fun way to hook your kids into science and math activities with a catchy theme? Picture books can provide a great platform for launching STEM activities.We love to use picture books with upper elementary students so we created a Halloween
Subjects:
Literature, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (6.44 MB)
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM the Holidays with seven engineering lessons for five different holidays. We know those days before a holiday or vacation begins can be a challenge. Students are excited and often are having trouble paying attention. Get them focused and on
Subjects:
Physical Science, Holidays/Seasonal, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$23.50
$15.50
5
Bundle
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Planning your class's Halloween party? Need ideas and activities? Let us help! We have gathered our favorite eight hands-on Halloween center activities, a party menu with creative snacks, and a wonderful candy house project that will delight your
Subjects:
Reading, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Centers
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (15.57 MB)
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Engineer a Pumpkin HouseA Pumpkin STEM Activity!An October and November Challenge for your Class!Your students have won a truckload of pumpkins. What to do with all that squash? Let’s build a pumpkin playhouse! Using pumpkin candies or small
Subjects:
Thanksgiving, Autumn, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.50
5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Together, Cheryl Nelson and Wendy Goldfein bring a total of over 50 years of teaching experience in kindergarten through seventh grade. They have taught gifted and special needs students as well as English Language Learners. Wendy and Cheryl have developed an integrated engineering curriculum encompassing grades K-7.Cheryl lives in Virginia and Wendy has recently moved from Virginia to Washington State. Their blog and website provides free STEM resources and support ideas. Follow their Facebook and Pinterest pages for updates on grants, curriculum, and professional development opportunities. http://www.getcaughtengineering.com https://www.facebook.com/GetCaughtEngineering

MY TEACHING STYLE

Wendy and Cheryl believe that children learn best when given the opportunity to apply the concepts taught in the classroom to real world problems. Problem solving with hands on activities drives their curriculum and inspires children to work as a team and persevere as they strive for solutions.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Wendy is a National Board Certificated teacher and is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.She received a Japanese Fulbright Memorial Fund Award and was a finalist for the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship.She has consulted and written educational materials for numerous organizations including The Smithsonian and Discovery Education. She also served on the teacher advisory boards for Scholastic Publications and Time Magazine for Kids. Cheryl was a 2015 nominee for the Fairfax County School District Leadership Award. Cheryl and Wendy are the recipients of numerous STEM grants to fund their school’s engineering program. They were recently published in NSTA's Science and Children journal, and regularly present workshops at state and national science and STEM conventions. They have developed STEM programs and workshops for The National Building Museum,The Bellevue Art Museum, and The Smithsonian.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Wendy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound and her graduate degree from Eastern Washington University, in addition to doctoral course work in science education at George Mason University. Cheryl received her undergraduate degree from York College and completed graduate studies at the University of Virginia. Wendy and Cheryl both have continued to add to their STEM educational foundation by regularly attending STEM and Engineering courses and workshops. Cheryl and Wendy have been trained by the Boston Science Museum's Engineering is Elementary program to present workshops about EiE.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Wendy and Cheryl are eager to help spread the word on children's engineering. They have trained teachers and administrators throughout the United States. Contact them at getcaughtengieering@gmail.com to schedule a workshop. Testimonials from recent workshops are available on their website: http://www.getcaughtengineering.com/ Like their Facebook page for amazing resources and ideas they share each week: https://www.facebook.com/GetCaughtEngineering Get Caught Engineering also has a very popular STEM board on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/getcaughtengin/ And follow their TPT store to receive a monthly STEM newsletter filled with ideas.

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