STEM Challenge: Build with Paper


Grab a batch of ordinary copy paper for four kid-approved STEM projects!



–> Test the flight distance and load capacity of paper airplanes,

–> Make spinning paper helicopters,

–> Build index card towers,

–> And test the strength of different 3D shapes.


The center cards, posters, record sheets and easy to follow directions are great to use as STEM centers, makerspaces or science centers.

Want more?! Grab ALL of our STEM challenges (including this one!) HERE.


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