Paul Bunyan Problem Solving STEM Kit

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Contents

  • 4 wagon wheels
  • 8 clips
  • 10 shorter logs
  • 20 longer logs
  • 10 planks
  • Tape measure
  • Weighted knapsack
  • Rubber bands—various sizes*
  • Story card
  • Teacher’s guide
  • 3 Student cards
  • Reproduced Planning Sheets
  • Product box
  • Plastic storage case

Overview

Kids explore the legend of Paul Bunyan—then design a wagon to carry his heavy knapsack! The kit helps kids discover the STEM in a classic folk tale—inspiring them to use hands-on materials to design, build and test a working wagon…then improve their design like real engineers! This kit comes with a STEM-focused story card, student challenge cards, a detailed lesson plan and a reproducible design sheet—plus 52 pieces to build a wagon, a 2-pound, weighted knapsack, rubber bands, and a tape measure.

Documentation

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