Halloween Candy Grabber STEM Challenge

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Halloween Candy Grabber STEM Challenge

4.50

Subjects:  Engineering Design, Simple Machines

Grades: 5th - 9th

Resource Type: Stage 2 – Design Challenge

Teaching Duration: 3 Hours

Total Pages: 34

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This engineering design challenge is perfect for a fun and educational STEM Halloween project (Using the word "Halloween" is optional -- alternate pages are included)! Students will work in teams to design and build a device that uses the power of levers to pick up candy from a distance. After completing the project, use the provided handout to discuss the real-world STEM career as a prosthetist. Our students have loved this activity, and we know yours will too! 

Included in this product:
- Detailed teachers guide with links to resources
- Grading Rubric
- Handout teaching the concept of levers
- Student handouts to guide them through the engineering design process
- Student recording sheet for each step of the process
- Math connection problems including areas, percentages, and graphing (With an answer key) in both customary and metric units
-Related STEM career connection