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STEM Activity

5th graders at BES completed a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) project before Thanksgiving break.  They were instructed to design and build a Pilgrim shelter using the following contraints:  

1.  shelter must be large enough to contain one or more Pilgrims – use only the materials provided

2.  shelter must have a  way for the Pilgrim to enter and exit – build time: 30 minutes

3.  shelter must protect the Pilgrim(s) from wind, rain, and snow – structure must stand alone (i.e. can’t be propped against a wall)






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