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Angela Seesawer

Incline & Distance - STEAM Challenge

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Science, Math, STEAM

Student Instructions

Let’s explore inclines and distance with a car you build. Document your experiment in five pages. 1. Build a car using any classroom material. 2. Tap the add button on the Seesaw activity. 3. Page 1: Take a photo photo of your car and tap mic mic to make a prediction. 4. Page 2: Test incline one. Add a photo of your incline and photo of results. 5. Use drawing drawing tools to describe height and distance. 6. Use the mic mic to reflect and predict. 7. Repeat steps 4-6 for pages three and four as you test other inclines. 8. Page 5: share your conclusion. Use photo mic and drawing to explain your thinking. 9. Tap the green check check to add to Seesaw.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This activity encourages your students to get hands-on, make predictions, and document their experiment. Using a mobile device, they can document with photos and videos, then summarize on Seesaw.