If you stumbled across this post, something about having a story with your Stem Challenges excited you! I can’t wait to share a free stem story with you! First, I want to share a little bit about once upon a STEM. [Scroll down for free Stem Story Challenge]
Once Upon a STEM features TEN challenges you can do with your class?
I made a visual for each challenge just for you so you could see exactly what you will get with Once Upon a Stem! This resource is steeply discounted when you choose the bundle! ($
Why Once Upon a STEM?
Creating a really great STEM resource doesn’t happen overnight. I learned, over the past year, that it takes what seems like endless days of hard work and determination to provide a great STEM resource for primary teachers. As the STEM club coordinator, I always struggled with getting my kids excited about the challenges they did each week. Not only did I notice I had a hard time getting my students excited, I noticed a huge lack of resources for them. Of course my teacher manual was HUNDREDS of pages. Inadequate resources that left me looking for more activities for my kids to do. I needed more. I needed books, extension activities, and guiding questions that didn’t seem like a scavenger hunt to find. I needed parent connection ideas and suggested websites for my students to visit at home.
And so, I created “Once Upon a STEM!”
What each of the 10 STEM Story Challenges Will Have:
3 Illustrated Stories of Varying Difficulty for Differentiation
• Teacher Guide
(Challenge Question, Coordinating Books Suggestions, Materials Suggestions, Questions/Accessing Prior Knowledge Suggestions, What to do Before/During/After)
• Vocabulary Cards
(Challenge Question, Vocabulary Words, Materials Listed, Planning Tools, Writing Activity, Math Problem, and an Extension Activity)
Roller Coaster Challenge
Jellybean Structure Challenge
Building Tall Towers Challenge
Index Card Structures Challenge
Paper Plate Maze Challenge
Making Launchers Challenge
Spaghetti Structures Challenge
Making a Harmonica Challenge
Light Circuits Challenge
Free Paper Airplane Stem Story Challenge #1:
Enjoy this amazing resource! Please let me know if you have any questions!
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