Give your students the necessary background knowledge to successfully complete engineering design challenges. Editable PowerPoint with notes gives students background on what engineering is, different types of engineering and the engineering design process. Also included are 3 activities for students to apply this new knowledge. Aligned to NGSS.
Engineering a Gingerbread HouseA STEM and STEAM Challenge!Lets take what we know about electrical circuits and apply it to creating a gingerbread house! By combining STEM and ART, we can have lots of good fun and great learning during the winter holiday season.
4 point rubric and student self evaluations for each step of the engineering and design process | Use with any STEM or STEAM challenge! | Intermediate version for upper elementary, grades 3-6 | Primary version for grades K-3 | Include these with your students' STEM portfolios!
STEM Challenge Paper Helicopters--this is seriously one of the easiest challenges to implement but there is so much critical thinking involved to get your design to spin! This is a fun STEM Challenge with a nursery rhyme twist (for older kids!). Little Bo Peep needs a rescue helicopter for her sheep :) You can find this as part of a bundle: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/STEM-Engineering-Challenge-Bundle-10-Nursery-Rhyme-Challenges-Grades-3-5-1115725 More Than a Worksheet $