Second Grade Nest: STEM Lab Visit

Thursday, November 21, 2013

STEM Lab Visit



STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

Objective: 
Build the tallest free-standing structure made out of spaghetti, tape, and string with a marshmallow at the top! In 18 minutes! 

Materials: 
20 pieces of spaghetti
String
Marshmallow
Long piece of masking tape
Scissors


Here we go! 
Getting their hands on the materials...
Figuring out what to do with all of them. 
Piecing it all together and working it out. 


Group 1: 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
Hard to see here, but here is their structure. It's leaning quite a bit so it just looks like an arch. 




Group 2: 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tapeSTEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
Final tower! 



Group 3: 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape.
STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
Hard to see... but here is their structure. Almost looks like a little giraffe. 


Group 4: 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
Not sure why, but this group of boys just wanted to cut everything up in small pieces 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
Not our tallest structure, but HEY! It was a successful free-standing structure. 



Group 5: 

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape

STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape
AND here is the winner! 


Here is a FREEBIE recording sheet if you get to visit the STEM Lab!
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7mjRwFty62LZnMzU3FQcGFWZ1k/edit?usp=sharing

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STEM Lab Visit- students must build the tallest skyscraper using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows, and tape




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