STEM Engineering Activities for Kids
If you are looking for STEM engineering challenges to engage students, you will love these sets of STEM activities that use all types of household materials. STEM engineering tasks are not just about engaging the students in a fun activity, the teacher needs to reach inside and help students identify the science, engineering, mathematical, or technology application. Great for STEM Specialities, STEM Pull-out programs, Science Camp, and Afterschool Stem Programs.
Make a Balloon Car STEM Challenge
It is also okay to allow students to make mistakes and refine their thinking by trying again.
Students learned quickly that they must create some type of wheel and axle system so that the wheel can spin freely.
In this example, the student discovered that the wheel moved freely, butter wooden wheels were quite heavy and created a lot of drag.
Make Ping Pong Ball Launcher
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Students will love these STEM Challenges! Teachers will love that the materials are inexpensive and easy to find. These NGSS STEM activities will have students using design thinking and conducting fair tests for these engineering challenges. This bundle includes several STEM engineering resources from my store.