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You know what STEM is right? Science, technology, engineering and math. These are skills that kids really need to have a nice handle on- both boys and girls. We incorporate STEM into our homeschool…
Can YOU successfully build a Pringles Ring? Try it with this STEM challenge. It's perfect for kids and adults alike and only requires a can of Pringles!
In this STEM activity, your students will create a car that rolls using simple supplies. The added bonus is to make the car propel forward with the power of a blown up balloon. Will it roll? Will it travel on a straight path? How will the balloons be attached? Great questions for your problem-solving group! And there will be problem-solving. Your students will amaze you with their designs and ways to make this car work. They will love competing after completing the design of their Balloon car.
A fun and easy engineering project for kids to make- straw boats! See if they can keep pennies afloat! A Perfect STEM activity for kids in kindergarten, first grade and second grade! #stem #homeschool
"Be The One" : Apologia Anatomy & Physiology Unit Three: Build A Model Robotic Hand
STEM Challenges for elementary students! Students will experiment with heat-resistant materials and then use their test results to design the best oven possible. This is so exciting as they troop outside to test the materials, record the temperatures of the ovens, & choose the materials to design the best oven. Finally, they put together a chocolate treat and use the sun to help cook the item. This STEM resource includes detailed teacher directions, photos, lab sheets, and rubrics.
STEM Challenge: Using only two materials kids build one of four kinds of bridges! These turn out so well! Check this blog post for more!