“Once Upon a STEM”

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Story Challenges Included in Volume 1:
1. Paper Airplanes
2. Building a Roller Coaster
3. Jelly Bean Structures
4. Tall Tower Structure
5.  Index Card Structures
6.  Paper Plate Marble Maze
7.  Army Launchers
8.  How Strong is Spaghetti
9. Making a Harmonica
10. Light Circuits

Bonus: Halloween Launchers

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
• Rubric
• Journal
(Challenge Question, Vocabulary Words, Materials Listed, Planning Tools, Writing Activity, Math Problem, and an Extension Activity)

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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, Once Upon a STEM was born.

Inspirational. Meaningful. Impactful.

Thank you for choosing “Once Upon a STEM.” I am confident you are going to love this resource.

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