Talking Points:Which straw worked best? Which tape? Why? What strategy worked well to accomplish this goal? What would you have changed?
Lesson Challenge/Extension: Ask students to attempt to hold TWO pumpkins and/or give them a shorter time limit!
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(STEM, Teamwork, Cooperation, Explanation)
Grade Range: 3-6 grade
Time: 25 Minutes
Synopsis: Students use materials provided to build a stand to hold up their mini pumpkins! This STEM activity asks students to work as a team, cooperate, and clearly and concisely, be able to explain how/what they did as a team to be successful!