Daily CLUE Challenge for 4th and 5th Grade Students
The current challenge will be at the top of this page.
- April 17, 2020 – Have you ever seen an anemometer? Try and build one to learn more.
- April 16, 2020 – What does it take to make an egg float in water? See if you can do it.
- April 15, 2020 – Go build a hand crank winch. Not sure what that is? Check this out.
- April 14, 2020 – Test the strength of a piece of paper. How heavy of an object can your paper structure hold?
- April 13, 2020 – Compete in the Egg Drop Challenge! Use materials from around the house to create a safe container for a raw egg, then drop it from different heights to test your engineering. How high can you go? Take a picture and post it on Twitter with #clue901 to show us your creation!
- April 9, 2020 / April 10, 2020 - Choose one of these Scholastic challenges for grades 3-5! Read the article and complete your chosen activity.
- April 8, 2020 - Fork Stacking Challenge - Go to this site and read about this challenge. Do you think you can do it? Share a picture of your creation with us on Twitter using #clue901 or @clue901. We'd love to see your picture!
- April 7, 2020 - Tilted Square - What is the side length of the colored square?
- April 6, 2020 - Largest and Smallest - Can you solve this brainteaser?
- April 3, 2020 - If you have some paper, tape, and a ruler, you can make The Ring Wing Glider. Follow these directions to learn how!
- April 2, 2020 - Grab some rubber bands and your favorite action hero figure or Barbie doll (or something similar). Find a spot where you can drop your action figure or Barbie doll - but create a bungee cord from the rubber bands to save them! Figure out how long your bungee cord has to be to keep your figure from hitting the ground. (Bungee Barbie)
- April 1, 2020 - Try drawing some isometric shapes (AKA non-digital minecraft)! You can find instructions and examples on this site: http://dailystem.com/2018/12/14/isometric-drawing-aka-non-digital-minecraft/. There is a link to download isometric paper with the dots to guide you in drawing your shapes. Very fun! (Thanks to @dailystem and @lmsouthern for the idea!)
- March 31, 2020 - Plan and make a model playground. Who will you make a model playground for?
- March 30, 2020 - Fold and fly different styles of paper airplanes. How can the science of flight help you design a better plane?