"X Marks the Spot" is a math-focused STEAMvestigation that challenges kids to use the engineering design cycle to troubleshoot a 3-dimensional container that holds X load. Investigate “geometry nets," polygons, 2D and 3D shapes with prototypes before using data and new knowledge to design and build a working model.
The guides for this activity include:
- Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
- Presentation Slides for Students
- Educator's Background Notes
- Design Logbook Pages
- Literacy Connection "X Marks the Spot"
You supply recycled materials, print cardstock templates from the lesson, scissors, tape, markers, or paint
Materials kits are available for "X Marks the Spot" when purchased as part of the STEAMstart: Rhombi's Candy Cart including 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations and a culminating Unit Challenge.