Back to School STEM Activities Team Builders and Icebreakers
Back to School STEM icebreakers and activities. SIX STEM challenges included (3 for team building, and 3 for independent learning). Have fun while completing these simple but brain-stretching STEM challenges. Requires students to communicate and collaborate with each other. Not just for your Gifted & Talented class - these can be done with kids aged 6-96! | Meredith Anderson STEM Resources
STEM Engineering Challenge Pack ~ Pet Rock Playground Challenges ~ Set of Five!
Who doesn't love Pet Rocks and Playgrounds? Most elementary teachers are more comfortable and knowledgeable about themes, so I have decided to create STEM challenge packs based on specific themes, like Playground Designs and Pet Rocks! ...
Native American Homes STEM ~ STEM Engineering Challenge Pack ~ Set of 9!
STEM Engineering Challenge Pack ~ Native American Homes Challenges ~ Set of Six! $ Build a Wigwam Challenge Build a Longhouse Challenge Build a Tipi Challenge Build a Pueblo Challenge Build a Hogan Challenge Build a Plank House Challenge
Project Based Learning with STEM: Pirates
This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving in to this project's STEM challenges! The PBL activities were inquiry based and extremely engaging. A great way to jump start science in your 21st Century classroom!
Create Teach Share
Looking for a fun STEM activity to use to celebrate Halloween?!This challenge asks students to use toothpicks and candy corn to build the tallest tower they can. For this project, my students used candy corn marshmallows!!Students can use this 2-sided printable to record their ideas, plans, and reflections related to this challenge!!Enjoy!!Click here to view my blog post using this freebie!This free resource is featured in the "Tricks and Treats" Fall ebook presented by Upper Elementary Snaps...
Question Stems to Increase Rigor in All Content Areas
Question Stems to Increase Rigor in All Content Areas Do you want your students to apply high level thinking during their discussions and writing? These stems can help your students apply rigorous thinking as they become familiar with highly-tested sentence structures (inferences, predictions, comparison, cause and effect, sequence and description).Print, cut, laminate and group using a small binder ring and you will be ready to go!If interested, please visit my store for additional stems, w...
Higher Order Thinking Question Stems
FREEBIE! Higher Order Thinking Question Stem Cards - Asking higher order thinking (HOT) questions encourages higher order thinking. HOT question stem cards are a powerful way to enable students to ask and answer their own questions. These cards sets were just what my class needed to empower their thinking to new heights. They work well for pairs of students or small groups.