While reading the novel Charlotte’s Web, the student’s participated in a STEM activity. The student’s were asked to construct a pig pen for Wilbur using only the supplies given. The students could use, glue and tape, sticks, pipe cleaners, yarn and foil. The base off all pen’s was a cardboard square. The barn and pigpen had to upright, and big enough for the pig.
The next STEM activity that the student’s participated in was to construct Charlotte’s web including a word that described Charlotte. The supplies to choose from included a paper plate, hole punch, a cardboard square, white yarn, tape, glue and a plastic spider. The one requirement was the written word had to be in created in the web and not attached to the plate or cardboard.