STEM Construction Block Activities

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Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as bridges, ramps, and towers.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have contests to see which groups create the best structure
Classroom Considerations

  • Activities require a variety of tools and materials; see the resource for complete lists
  • Each lesson has its own prerequisite knowledge and skills
Pros

  • Includes student worksheets and grading rubrics
  • Promotes teamwork and creativity
Cons

  • Some of the activities in the resource are very similar and repetitive