Engineering Science Description: IN this activity the children must determine what is the best possible way to build a bridge can hold an amount of toy teddy bears. This involves them engineering it in a steady manner so that it can be successfully used. Standards: PreK-PS2-2(MA). Through experience, develop awareness of factors that influence whether things stand or fall.
STEM Challenge: The troll won't let the billy goats cross his bridge, but he never said anything about a raft! Students will use pipe cleaners and straws to build a raft for the billy goats. Fun STEM activities with a Fairy Tale twist. This is also part of a bundle: www.teacherspayte... More Than a Worksheet $
This is sort of what I was talking about in my post on STEM in my classroom with the reproduction of the pyramids, aqueducts, etc. How these feats were acheived using engineering / technology of the past.