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Smore Summer of Stem Challenge # 1

We are super excited to host the Smore Summer of STEM challenge where we challenge you to show us your brilliant creations and you get a chance to win some cool prizes. This weeks challenge is SUPER SLIDES!!

CHALLENGE DETAILS

  • Design and construct a water slide
  • Maximum use of recycled materials is encouraged
  • The design must include a slide with a ladder
  • The functional slide must be able to get a toy figure down the water slide
  • Email your entries (photos or videos) to info@smoremagazine.com with the subject line “SUPER SLIDES SUBMISSION”. You must also include a brief description of the materials you used, any challenges you encountered during the building process and how you overcame them
  • This challenge ends on June 27
  • Here is a handy supply list to help you with the challenge

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Suggested materials: Kitchen/toilet paper rolls, empty cereal boxes, Aluminum wrap, used plastic grocery bags, tape.
  • Use the engineering design process to make it better: Ask-Imagine-Plan-Create-Improve!
  • Think of materials you could use to make the slide waterproof! 

CHALLENGE RULES

Challenge open to children ages 6-12 years in USA.

You can accept the challenge by yourself or as a team. In the event of a team winning a challenge, one prize is given to the entire team.

Winners will be chosen and notified via email by July 1.

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