The STEM Design Challenge is a competition for students in grades 4-8 where they build a project out of K’Nex pieces. This year’s challenge is attached. Students work in teams of 4 to design and build their project. The top team in each division (grades 4-5 and 6-8) will be eligible to compete at the state competition.
Middle School Rubric
Elementary School Rubric
Additional Middle School Challenge: Parts cost list
Teams competing in the grades 6-8 division will also be asked to present a budget of their project. They will need to inventory each K’Nex piece they use and list a price for each piece. They will need to present their inventory and an overall cost of their project.
Please fill out a new form for each team you are registering.