Individual Challenge OR Group Challenge
*Complete one (1) activity Attend, participate, and complete
*Answer one (1) research question activities during the STEM Saturday
on January 17, 2015
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. Rebuild or make changes if needed. Write about what
you learned. You can visit our Pinterest page for some ideas. However each project should be the student's
*Build a strong house that will survive the huff and puff test
*Build a Lego egg racer car that will not crack the egg inside
*Build a popsicle stick catapult
*Build a foam tube roller coaster
*Build a zip line
*Build a wall marble run
*Build a water wheel
*Build a crane
*Build a balloon powered car
*Build a house. You can use household items such as a cereal box, deck of cards, or Legos.
*Build a fort or tent. You can use household items such as blankets, sheets, or newspaper.
*Build a structure. You can use household items such as toothpicks, marshmallows, or gumdrops.
*Build a domino maze
*Build one fair attraction: Merry go round or Ferris wheel
*Build a bridge.
*Build a tower. You can use household items such as blocks or Oreos.
*Build a boat that floats and can carry plastic passengers (animals, Army men, Lego people, 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: What kind of bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco?
1st & 2nd: In terms of engineering software, what does CAD stand for?
3rd - 5th: List the steps in the Engineering Design Process.