Saving Freddie Students will learn that an engineer solves problems with given constraints and criteria for success. Using the engineering design process, students will work in teams to save Freddie the Gummy Worm. The lesson includes a writing assignment to provide step-by-step instructions to share with other engineers. Grades 6 - 8 Standards - MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2, MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4, WHST.6-8.2
STEM Catapult Math & Engineering Activity (Angles and Ratios)
This STEM catapult challenge involves engineering, geometry, ratios, critical thinking, and teamwork in an engaging activity your students will love! Using the engineering design process along with math skills, teams of students will build two catapult designs from common materials. Each team will then test at three stations: Distance, Accuracy, and Power. Included are follow-up math problems for enhanced learning. One of our favorite STEM activities!
Free interactive flip book to plan out every step of the engineering design process. The flip book has a cover page, definition page, and blank student page for each step: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve.Includes an engineering design process poster.This is created as an accompaniment to my Simple Machines Bundle.