"Rhombi's Candy Cart" challenges students to use the engineering design cycle as they turn recycled and repurposed materials into attractive and functional carts. The goal is simple: design a rolling market cart to hold your own small business goods. Get your goods to market, and attract customers to the cart!
The guides for this activity include:
- Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
- Slide Presentation for Kids
- Educator's Background Notes
- Design Logbook Pages
- Literacy Connection "RHOMBI’S CANDY CART"
You supply recycled materials, cardstock, markers or paints, round caps or lids for wheels, straws and clay to make axels for rolling, and popsicle sticks, glue, scissors and other art materials.
Materials kits are available for "Rhombi's Candy Cart" when purchased as part of the full STEAMstart: Rhombi's Candy Cart Unit including 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations and a culminating Unit Challenge.