Windy City Tower (Challenge Video)

Windy City Tower (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Windy City Tower (Challenge Video) Make a paper tower that can withstand as much wind as possible.   Print Overview STEM careers Civil Grade level 3-5 6-8 Topic Structures Dream Big Time 45 minutes or less Related Assets Instructor Guide...
Windy City Tower (Student Instruction)

Windy City Tower (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Windy City Tower (Student Instruction) Make a paper tower that can withstand as much wind as possible.   Print Overview STEM careers Civil Grade level 3-5 6-8 Topic Structures Dream Big Time 45 minutes or less Materials 4 sheets of paper Tape...
Windy City Tower

Windy City Tower

Back to STEM Activities Windy City Tower Participants learn about lateral forces, strong building design, and wind tunnel testing as they plan out and make a paper tower that meets specific design constraints and withstands as much wind as possible without sliding or...
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...
Grade 7 Lesson: Building Pyramids

Grade 7 Lesson: Building Pyramids

Back to STEM Activities Grade 7 Lesson: Building Pyramids In the film Dream Big, we see that engineers build their ideas and techniques on the previous work of others. Engineers are fascinated by the past and by the ways humans have been solving problems similar to...