• Tried a good STEM challenge lately?

    Posted by Charlene Borah on 3/20/2020

     s No need to let time slide by -- s

     

    Instant Challenge: A Mouse House   

          Challenge: Your TASK is to create one room of a house for a mouse.

    • Materials:
      • 6 Paper Cups
      • 4 Paper Clips
      • 1 Rubber Band
      • 1 Piece of Cloth
      • 2 Envelopes
      • 1 Paper Bag
      • 1 Paper Plate 1 Can
      • 5 Mailing Labels
      • 3 Cotton Balls (we used pom-poms because I couldn't find cotton balls)
       

     Instant Challenge: High Flying

         Challenge: Your TASK is to create something that will fly a distance of at least 6 feet.      Check out Tucker's plane!

                                                                             (This may download before you can play it!)

    Materials:

    • 3 Pieces of Paper
    • Rubber Bands
    • 2 Paper Clips
    • 2 Craft Sticks                                                                      
    • 1 Piece of Foil
    • 1 Piece of String
    • 3 Mailing Labels
    • 1 Target

    Instant Challenge:  Creative Drive

    Challenge: Your TASK is to create a gravity-powered transportation device that can carry pennies across the floor.

    Materials:

    • 3 Ping Pong Balls
    • 2 Index Cards
    • 4 Mailing Labels
    • 1 Paper Cup
    • 1 Piece of Foil
    • 1 Rubber Band
    • 1 Piece of Newspaper
    • 5 Thumbtacks
    • 2 Pipe Cleaners
    • 1 Plastic Bag
    • 4 Paper Clips
    • 12 Dried Noodles
    • The ramp may NOT be damaged or altered in any way

        

    Click here for a special challenge! : 

    This is a "design your own" challenge matrix.  Simply make a choice from each column.  

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