Project-Based Learning - Explained



The Marshmallow Challenge - Build a Tower, Build a Team



Here's the link to the MarshmallowChallenge.
The Challenge:
Time: 18 minutes
Materials: 20 sticks of spaghetti, 1 roll of tape, 1 ball of yarn, 1 marshmallow for the top
Directions: Build a tower using only these materials. The tallest tower that stands with the marshmallow on top, wins!
Skills: Collaboration, Communication, Creativity and Critical Thinking (4Cs of PBL)
Grades: K-5 - Especially Kindergarten!
Assessments: Pre-Assessment (still photo of planning), Formative Assessment (video of building), Post-Assessment (photo of final product)
Evidence of Learning: Video published on the class blog or wiki.
Marshmallows image
Marshmallows image