Grade 6 Lesson: Desert Island Desalination

Grade 6 Lesson: Desert Island Desalination

Back to STEM Activities Grade 6 Lesson: Desert Island Desalination As the human population continues to increase, engineers are challenged to create structures that help our community adapt to limited space and limited resources. In the film Dream Big, we see ways...
Make Your Own Glue (Challenge Video)

Make Your Own Glue (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Make Your Own Glue (Challenge Video) Participants learn about adhesives–how they work and how engineers test them–as they create their own glue and test it against other glue types. Print Overview STEM careers Materials Science...
Keep a Cube (Challenge Video)

Keep a Cube (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Keep a Cube (Challenge Video) Students design a container to keep an ice cube from melting for as long as possible. Print Overview STEM careers Materials Science Grade level 3-5 6-8 Topic Technology & Materials Design Challenge Time Half...
Critical Load (Challenge Video)

Critical Load (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Critical Load (Challenge Video) Teams build a house of cards and see how much weight it can support before it collapses. In the process, they consider structural integrity, strong building design, and materials. Print Overview STEM careers...
Make Your Own Glue (Challenge Video)

Make Your Own Glue (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Make Your Own Glue (Student Instruction) Participants learn about adhesives–how they work and how engineers test them–as they create their own glue and test it against other glue types. Print Overview STEM careers Materials Science...