Science & Nature
STEM: Constructing a Marshmallow and Spaghetti Bridge and Tower #Academic
Innovative students challenge themselves to discover their engineering powers to create the tallest freestanding building and a bridge using uncooked spaghetti and marshmallows
year old learners
learners per class
55 minute class
US Grade 2 - 5
This will be an experimental class where students use their creativity and reasoning skills to put their engineering skills into practice. Students will create a freestanding building and a bridge made out of uncooked spaghetti and marshmallows. The class will begin with basic specifications, goals and objectives. Students through trial and error will allow their potential to unfold. Students scientific reasoning will be amazing, mindset will shift, problems will be solved, and thinking will...
problem solving, STEM, reasoning skills, engineering skills, creativity, setting goals meeting objectives, and construction
I served the Director of Ancillary Services tasked with planning and executing summer and winter camps at a PK-12 school. I hold a degree in Psychology and an MBA, a 150-hour master teacher certificate for teaching English as a second language courses and have served as a college counselor for almost 5 years advising students and families on the college acceptance process. I have taught middle school, have been an academic administrator in a Pre-K 12 school and was a founding director of a Learning Center.
One box regular spaghetti (not thin or angel hair), bag of mini-marshmallows, plain paper and a pencil. Class price adjusted for cost of supplies.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Meet the teacher
Hi, great to meet you, we're going to have a fabulous time. My family lives in the southeastern part of the United States. My years of teaching experience has helped me develop a philosophy which best helps students be active learners in a...