STEM Quick Challenges - These quick challenges are fabulous for so many reasons! Easy prep, easy materials, and super fun! A sub can do one of these, they are great for spur-of-the-moment needs, and each has two methods of recording data.
March Madness Basketball STEM: This is a great STEM challenge for March. Younger students design and build a basketball shooter to launch a ping pong ball into a trash can, bucket, or cup. Older students design and build a basketball shooter as well as a
Engineering Challenge: Using 5 paper towel rolls, can your group make the fastest marble Z track? Materials: (per group) Marbles 5 paper towel rolls Timer Sheet of cardboard OR wall section Masking tape and scissors Bowl (to catch marbles at end of track)