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Family Design Challenges Kit

SKU: W46235
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$45.00 (USD)
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Description

Is your family searching for fun, challenging activities to do at home? Look no further than the Family Design Challenges Kit. In cooperation with the TGR Foundation, we are now offering a kit with activities specifically created for families in order to increase engagement at home and teach STEM concepts. Created for Grades 3-8, this kit includes materials and instruction for 3 weeks of activities. Instructions are available in English and Spanish languages. Are you up for the challenge?

Proceeds from the kits will go directly back to TGR Foundation’s educational programs, which support high-needs students and learning communities around the world.

Details

Type: Project Kits Grades: 3-8

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What You'll Get

  • 10 clothespins
  • 50 rubber bands
  • 2 Ping-Pong balls
  • 1 box binder clips
  • Jumbo paper clip
  • 1 roll masking tape
  • 20 sheets white paper
  • 1 box small paper clips
  • Paper cup
  • 4 craft sticks
  • 1 pack cardboard
  • 1 sheet card stock
  • 1 plastic spoon
  • 42 mailing labels
  • 10 cotton balls
  • 40 plastic straws
  • 1 roll string
  • 10 bottle caps
  • 2 pipe cleaners
  • 20 marbles
  • 2 cardboard tubes (8")
  • 7 cardboard tubes (12")
  • 120 toothpicks
  • 1 bottle white school glue
  • 11 index cards
  • 3 corks
  • 2 sheets sticker dots
  • Printed activity guide

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Acceleration
  • Aerodynamic drag
  • Force and motion
  • Friction
  • Gravity
  • Kinetic energy
  • Newton’s laws
  • Structures
Technology
  • Art tools and techniques
  • 3-D modeling
  • Construction techniques
  • Design and problem-solving
  • Designing structures
  • Systems
Engineering
  • Cause and effect
  • Criteria
  • Defining problems
  • Design and creativity
  • Designing to specifications
  • Engineering design
  • Iterative design
  • Load force and effort force
  • Structural engineering
  • Testing and evaluating a solution
Math
  • Accuracy
  • Efficiency
  • Estimating
  • Height and weight
  • Logical reasoning
  • Measurements
  • Precision
  • Prediction
  • Spatial sense
  • Variables

Specifications

  • Length: 3 weeks (15 days)

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