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Kelli Snyder

Can you build the tallest tower? STEM Challenge

Grades: 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

pages 1 Tap on the links to build your background knowledge before we start our STEM challenge. Tap on the voice to listen to the directions. pages 2 Use the frame-label to answer the planning questions. You may also use the mic to answer the questions if you wish. Tap the voice to listen to the questions. pages 3 Use the pencil pen highlighter glowpen tools to sketch out a few designs you are thinking about. Make sure you use the label tool to label your drawings. Tap the voice to listen to the directions. pages 4 Use the frame-photo to add a picture of your towers from each station. Tap the voice to listen to the directions. pages 5 Use the frame-label to answer the reflection questions. You may also use the mic to answer the questions if you wish. Tap the voice to listen to the questions. Tap the check.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Links: https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-do-cell-towers-work https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-tall-is-the-eiffel-tower https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/How-Do-Water-Towers-Work https://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/landmarks-world/tower-bridge/ https://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/landmarks-world/golden-gate-bridge/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxJWin195kU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkVIk-RGPpw Make sure you have the most recent version of the Seesaw app installed so that your students can use the frame tools. You can add your own voice by tapping the ... unlock, and voice on any of the directions. You can change/delete any of the supplies by tapping the ... and unlock. All images were found using Google. Seesaw icon pictures are from the Seesaw Ambassador Toolkit Google Drive folder.

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