Engineered for learning fun, this open-ended craft is a smart way for students to express their creativity while learning about basic STEM concepts. Designed to challenge students to create their own version and enable thought-provoking questions such as, "How far will the car go?" and "How does extra weight affect the car?", students simply decorate, build and test their balloon-powered car. Includes wooden dowels, straws, balloons, rubber bands, and styrofoam, paper and foam pieces. 2 3/4" x 5" Makes 10. Tape or glue required, not included. Simple assembly required. © OTC
The following item is considered a STEAM craft. The directions for this item are extremely simplified, as there is no right/wrong way to put this item together. The purpose of this product is to learn through the process of experimentation, and trial and error.
“This STEAM activity is a great way to encourage students to think about science, technology, engineering, and math. It reinforces problem-solving skills and helps develop critical thinking.”
Amy, Educational Product Development Specialist, Nebraska