Grade 2 Lesson: Surviving Storm Surge

Grade 2 Lesson: Surviving Storm Surge

Back to STEM Activities Grade 2 Lesson: Surviving Storm Surge This activity gives students an understanding of how storm surges and rising waters affect people’s homes and how important it is for engineers to design houses that withstand flooding. Students play the...
Grade K Lesson: Reach for the Skies

Grade K Lesson: Reach for the Skies

Back to STEM Activities Grade K Lesson: Reach for the Skies Students investigate shapes and material properties as they build the highest structure they can. They also learn about the ways natural disasters such as typhoons and hurricanes create powerful forces that...
Grade 1 Lesson: Daylight in a Bottle

Grade 1 Lesson: Daylight in a Bottle

Back to STEM Activities Grade 1 Lesson: Daylight in a Bottle In Dream Big, we see ways that engineers are bringing light to the interior of buildings without the need for electricity. In the Transbay Transit Center, engineers have designed a way to bring natural...
Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction)

Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction) When you look at tall towers, do you ever wonder why they don’t fall over? What makes them so stable? This activity encourages students to explore gravity, distribution of weight, and the design of a...
Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction)

Tallest Cup Tower

Back to STEM Activities Tallest Cup Tower When you look at tall towers, do you ever wonder why they don’t fall over? What makes them so stable? This activity encourages students to explore gravity, distribution of weight, and the design of a structure to help it hold...