STEM teaching resources for teaching engineering with household materials
Grab and Go Lessons

Cardboard Engineering

Practice ingenuity to solve problems with materials readily at hand.

Lemon Battery: Collaborative Problem-Solving

Work collaboratively to make light with lemons.

Lesson 50 min Grades 3-8 Resource by:

Wave Machine: Building a Model

Make a tool with materials from home to show how waves move.

Lesson 50 min Grades 6-8 Resource by:

Pass the Peppers

Use the engineering design process to help Makayla solve a problem for her grandmother.

Lesson 45 min Grades K-2 Resource by:

Make a Parachute

Use materials you find around your home to design a parachute.

Lesson 30 min Grades 3-5 Resource by: