Free: Save Sam with STEM! With a gummy worm, gummy lifesaver, a cup, and a paperclip, students will work in teams of two to solve a STEM challenge. Based on a popular STEM activity, we have added the engineering design process to this free activity. Perfect for an introduction to engineering in grades k-6 or a staff workshop.
Saving Sam is a great Back To School activity that my students love to complete each year! Not only does it promote teamwork, but it requires students to problem solve as well.What I love about this activity, besides the fact that my kids think it's FUN, is that I get to see first hand their problem solving skills, their ability to work together as a group, and I get a glimpse of their writing skills.
FUN SCIENTIFIC METHOD ACTIVITY: This is "Sam" the gummy worm wearing a life-saver life jacket. Get your students to explore the scientific method by saving "Sam". A great and fun group activity for students to explore the scientific method: All you need is a gummy worm, a life saver, 4 paper clips and a plastic cup.
Sam and Nat never let him forget it. Whenever they're talking about him they refer to him as "the shrieking ball of spangles" which is fine until BUCKY NO THAT'S NOT ACTUALLY MY NICKNAME-- NAT LOOK WHAT YOU DID NOW and Bucky is FULLY AWARE its unusual and not his real nickname but he's a lil shit, so...