Grade Levels: 2-8, but could be adapted for upper grades
Total Pages: Multiple files, 65 pages total
File Type: PPTX and PDF (Verify that you have an application that will open PPT/PPTX and PDF files before purchasing and/or downloading.)
Product Description: The Flexible STEM series is designed for any learning environment- virtual, hybrid or in-person. Using household materials, students make the Engineering Design Process come alive as they seek to solve an engineering design problem. In the Rocket Launch STEM Investigation students use their creativity, criteria and constraints to design, build and test rocket launchers to launch straw rockets.
Add additional slides to the PPTX files using the provided template, but slide content can not be modified.
Included in this Product:
- Teacher Guide (PDF)- contains standards alignment to NGSS, procedures, set-up and tips for the challenge
- Teacher Slide Deck (PPTX)- introduces the challenge to students (32 pages) and includes a template slide for any additional slides that the teacher might wish to include
- Student Notebook(PPTX)- provides students with a guide to help them as they design, build and test their rocket launchers.
Lane specializes in STEM curriculum design and professional development for K-12 stakeholders and enjoys making teachers’ lives easier through innovative, standards-based STEM lessons.