October 17th

Math with Mrs. Cargill-STEM Challenges

5th Grade-Paper Structures

Opening Activity:

-Hand in to the In Box any homework

-Open up the 5th Grade Reading Smore Page on your ipad.

-Imagine-Grab your Composition Book-Sketch or Write to answer this question.


-Ask-How could you build a paper structure with 10 sheets of copier paper to hold a textbook 12 inches above the tabletop?


Agenda:

-Paper Structure Challenge


  • Read through the challenge and rules on the link here.
  • Plan-Talk with your challenge group and make a plan for how you can execute this challenge.
  • Create-Build your structure-all group members should be involved.
  • Test/Improve-Try it out how is it working is there something you can do to make your structure stronger? Try it, then try some more.


-Wrap Up


  • Share your structure with the partners Mrs. Cargill gives you.
  • Complete the "Student Lab Sheet," make sure to put your name on it and hand it in to the In Box.

3rd Grade-Toothpick Pyramid

Opening Activity:

-Hand in to the In Box any homework

-Imagine-Grab your Composition Book-Sketch or Write to answer this question.


-Ask-How can you use clay and toothpicks to build the tallest pyramid possible?


Agenda:

-Toothpick Pyramid Challenge


  • Read through the challenge and rules on the link here.
  • Plan-Talk with your table group and make a plan for how you can execute this challenge.
  • Create-Build your structure-all group members should be involved.
  • Test/Improve-Try it out how is it working is there something you can do to make your structure stronger or taller? Try it, then try some more.


-Wrap Up


  • Share your structure with the partners Mrs. Cargill gives you.
  • Complete the "Student Lab Sheet," make sure to put your name on it and hand it in to the In Box.