If children are “engineering” their very own original designs, then they are doing the “E” in STEM. It’s the application of their prior knowledge in science, mathematics, and utilization of technology that they apply in order to create! All children are natural “STEMists!” #STEM #science #EngineeringDesignProcess
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The Egg Drop STEM challenge requires students to design a device to protect an egg from cracking or breaking when dropped. What I love most about this challenge is the creativity and problem solving that students must use in order to complete the challenge. Pairing up students or having them work in groups also provides opportunities to work on communication skills and teamwork.
How strong is spaghetti? Challenge kids to invent a way to find out! This STEM challenge is a lot of fun, and you won’t need much in the way of materials! Here are the materials we used: 1 package of spaghetti 2 sheets of styrofoam – purchased at Hobby Lobby Books Wooden blocks We started our...Read More »