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In the 3D Solids STEM activity, Winter Waiter, students work in small groups against a criteria/constraints list to build waiters’ trays designed to hold “snowy” 3D solids. They will then test their designs in winter-themed, indoor relay race!

Winter 3D Solids STEM Challenge: Winter Waiter

Has cabin fever struck your classroom? The Winter Waiter 3D Solids STEM Challenge might just be the antidote! It incorporates science, technology, engineering, and math along with a friendly competitive indoor relay race that your students will love. Premise In Winter Waiter, students work in small groups against a criteria/constraints list to build waiters’ trays […]

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This activity is a great to tool to practice oral and written communication skills as well as reinforce math vocabulary, estimation, and measurement skills. Students will describe relative size and position of various shapes, lines, and angles [triangle (right, acute, obtuse, scalene, equilateral, isosceles), square, rectangle, parallelogram, hexagon, pentagon, octagon, circle, oval, parallel lines, intersecting lines, perpendicular lines, etc.] Though students don't strictly need to use this vocabulary to succeed, it certainly helps!

Speak, Listen, Draw: An Activity to Improve Communication & Use Academic Vocabulary

This activity is a great to tool to practice oral and written communication skills as well as reinforce math vocabulary, estimation, and measurement skills.  Originally, I created this resource as a way to help students be more thorough and clear in their process writing. I was specifically interested in helping them recount their process for

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Back-to-School/Fall STEM Challenge: Apples A-head

The fifth challenge in the Back-to-School/Fall STEM Challenge series is Apples A-head (see Challenge 1, 2, 3, 4). If you’ve found your way here outside of the back-to-school season, not to worry! These challenges work great for fall apple activities and studies of forces and motion all year long! Premise Working against a Criteria & Constraints List individually

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