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STEM Challenge: Julia's House for Lost Creatures
Join me for a read aloud and discussion about the imaginative story of Julia's House for Lost Creatures, then take on the challenge of constructing a maze for the creatures to find Julia's house!
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In this 75 minute class students will share in a read aloud and discussion of Julia's House for Lost Creatures, a fun and imaginative fiction story. Students will then be challenged to imagine what the journey might be like for the creatures as they make their way to Julia. They will create a maze that reflects the journey they imagine for the creatures (a marble) to pass through. This engaging STEM activity, that is fully guided by the teacher, will challenge students to use their...
Engaging students with interesting picture books and articles is a big passion of mine! I love to get my students excited about a topic through reading and participating together. Using literature to give students a context for problem solving makes the experience more meaningful and imaginative. After having successfully taught these types of challenges in my classroom, I am excited about the chance to share them with you here on Outschool!
1 file available upon enrollment-Printed copy of the attached STEM journal -A large paper plate (the sturdier the better) -A marble or ball of similar size -Any variety of paper (construction paper, printer paper, card stock) -Scissors -Markers/ crayons -Masking tape or scotch tape -Pencil -Any other material* you might find helpful when making your maze (plastic straws, pipe cleaners, pieces of cardboard, clay, etc.) *a note about STEM materials: While there are a variety of suggested "other materials" listed here, this is not meant to be a shopping list! Take a look around your home to see what you already have that you can be creative with. These are just some possible suggestions.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Ashley ThompsonElementary Teacher, Extraordinaire!
5 total reviews
7 completed classes
Hello! My name is Ashley Thompson and I am so excited to teach here on Outschool! I am an elementary classroom teacher with experience teaching first through fourth grade. I have taught in both public and charter schools, in New York and...