A Winch Lightens the Load (Challenge Video)

A Winch Lightens the Load (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities A Winch Lightens the Load (Challenge Video) Haul water—or buckets of stuff—up and down by making a well winch.   Print Overview STEM careers Mechanical Industrial Grade level K-2 3-5 Topic Forces, Motion & Energy Simple Machines Time 1 to 2...
Summer of STEM Engineering Journal

Summer of STEM Engineering Journal

Back to STEM Activities Summer of STEM Engineering Journal The Engineering Journal guides young minds through the Engineering Design Process with prompts, ideas, and links to weekly challenges! Print Overview STEM careers Environmental Grade level 3-5 6-8 Topic...
Foil Boats (Instructor Guide)

Foil Boats (Instructor Guide)

Back to STEM Activities Foil Boats (Instructor Guide) Participants design and build a boat from aluminum foil that holds as many pennies as possible before it sinks or capsizes, learning about buoyancy, density, and displacement. Print Overview STEM careers Materials...
Foil Boats (Student Instruction)

Foil Boats (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Foil Boats (Student Instruction) How many pennies can your aluminum foil boat hold before it sinks or capsizes?    Print Overview STEM careers Materials Science Grade level 3-5 Topic Forces, Motion & Energy Design Challenge Time 45 minutes...
Foil Boats (Student Instruction)

Foil Boats (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Foil Boats (Challenge Video) Design a boat made only of aluminum foil that holds as many coins as possible before it sinks or capsizes.   Print Overview STEM careers Materials Science Grade level 3-5 Topic Forces, Motion & Energy Design...