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STEM in ActionSilly Straws Challenge Project - by Learning Resources
PrimaryICT No: PR7974
Manufacturer Code: LSP2795-UK
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Material Properties, Design Specifications and Budgets

In these interactive project-based lessons, Frothy Fruit Company sells drinks from travelling stalls. They want to sell Silly Straws but there is limited space! Students work together to solve this problem and create a point-of-sale display stand that meets Frothy Fruit’s criteria and constraints.

Students are introduced to problem solving through design, prototyping and evaluation. They develop understanding of material properties and extend skills in model building and conducting practical tests, as well as making claims supported by evidence and using and communicating technical information.

Designed for Key Stage 2, Year 5

  • Provides 2 hours of STEM instruction over four 30 minute lessons
  • Includes a teacher guide, activity books, homework tasks and assessment tools, plus the materials needed to undertake each activity
  • Meets a host of National Curriculum for England (2014) attainment targets in Science, Design & Technology and Maths
  • Facilitates use of the engineering design process to solve real-world problems
  • Encourages problem-solving and team work through small group activities. As well as independent thinking and learning through individual tasks
  • Prepares students for secondary education
  • Brings confidence to your STEM teaching and reduces preparation time with pre-planned lessons

Ages 9-11

Recommended for ages: 9 - 12 years


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