Individual Challenge OR Group Challenge
*Complete one (1) activity Attend, participate, and complete
*Answer one (1) research question activities during the STEM Saturday
on September 20, 2014
When you turn in your completed assignment, you will receive a certificate, prize, and
badge. You will be recognized on June 5, 2015 at the End of Grade Awards Ceremony.
Individual Challenge - Activity: Complete one activity. Record your results. Write about what
*What types of different bugs or insects can you find in your backyard, a park, or
a museum? Make a chart.
*Build one: Worm hotel, bug catcher, or bug hotel.
*Collect and count how many lightning bugs you can catch. Release them after
*Measure the height and width of a spider web.
*Make a healthy bug snack: Ants on a log, banana caterpillar, etc.
Individual Challenge - Research: Answer one question within your grade level.
3rd-5th grade students are expected to use complete sentences and/or detailed paragraphs.
Pre-K & K: Draw the life cycle of a butterfly, ladybug, ant, dragonfly, bee, or cricket.
1st & 2nd: Draw a moth and butterfly. How are they different from each other? (Shape of antennae, shape of body, wing movement, awake at night or day, colors)
3rd - 5th: What types of plants or flowers attract bees? Butterflies? Ladybugs? Make three