STEM teaching resources for teaching engineering with household materials
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Cardboard Engineering

Practice ingenuity to solve problems with materials readily at hand.

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Lemon Battery: Collaborative Problem-Solving

Work collaboratively to make light with lemons.

Lesson 50 min 3-8

Wave Machine: Building a Model

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

Lesson 50 min 6-8

Pass the Peppers

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

Lesson 45 min K-2

Make a Parachute

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

Lesson 30 min 3-5