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STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project
STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project
STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project
STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project
STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project

STEM in Action™ Earthquake Technologies Challenge Project

Item# LSP 2794-UK
Ages 8 - 10

Earthquake, Structures & Budgets

In these STEM lessons Build Safe Construction Company are planning a new apartment building, but earthquakes are common in Fault city and they need to make the building safe. Students work as a team, using earthquake knowledge, adhering to criteria and constraints and analysing data to develop an evidence-based plan. Through investigation, they test earthquake-resistant technologies and construct model buildings that withstand earthquakes!

Designed for Key Stage 2, Year 4

  • Provides 5 hours of STEM instruction over seven 30–60 minute lessons
  • Includes a teacher guide, activity books, homework tasks and assessment tools, plus the materials needed to undertake each activity
  • Meets National Curriculum for England (2014) attainment targets in Year 4 Science, Design & Technology, Maths and Geography
  • Scottish Curriculum for Excellence references are available
  • Develops core maths skills in multiplication and division; addition and subtraction; number and place value; geometry; and statistics
  • Facilitates use of the engineering design process to solve real-world problems
  • Introduces the practice of gathering, recording and classifying data to answer real-word questions
  • The Wobbletop Shake Table™ simulates earthquakes and tests student designs
  • Brings confidence to your STEM teaching and reduces preparation time with pre-planned lessons
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Provides everything needed to start teaching, right out of the box:

  • 1 teacher guide including photocopiable activity sheets
  • 6 student activity books
  • 1 homework activity
  • 560  construction rods
  • 408 construction connectors
  • 6 hooked weights
  • 2 VersaTimers®
  • 1 ball of string
  • 1 plastic storage tote with lid
  • 1 wooden WobbleTop Shake Table™
  • 1 handy storage Grantells tray

Includes accompanying online resources, such as a helpful how-to video, STEM prompts, and a teamwork principles worksheet.

Gratnells Jumbo Tray measures 30cm H
Wobbletop Shake Table measures 49cm L x 30cm W

 

  • Designed for the Year 4 classroom
  • Ideal for classes of up to 24 students; can be supplemented to extend teaching to classes of 30
  • Group activities are designed for small groups of 4-6 students
  • Perfect for STEM clubs, science clubs and interactive after school clubs
  • Hands-on learning, group collaboration, and short instruction blocks make the kit ideal for intervention and SEN at higher levels

 

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