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Building a sail car is a great activity for elementary students to complete. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including distance, speed, weight, variables, inquiry, and much more.
The Sail Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; resource pages; and student pages. Contains three guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through the inquiry lessons.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Try This: Engineering Kit, glue, paper, hobby knives, hole punches, washers, scissors, tape, box fan, tape measures, highlighters, stopwatches, recyclable materials, and standard classroom tools and materials.