Free STEM Activity!

STEM Laboratory, STEM Station, Build a Troll Bridge

Download the free STEM Activity here!

A little troll is looking for a way to earn some big cash and he’s decided to build a toll bridge. He needs help from “STEM Man” and your students to design and build a bridge that’s strong enough to hold lots of toll money.


Can STEM Man save the day? Find out in this fun STEM Activity!

STEM Build a Bridge

Your students will be able to use their iPad or tablet to scan QR codes and watch a fun STEM Lab intro video (can also be viewed on a computer). This humorous video clip includes a scenario skit and an explanation of the STEM concepts associated with the activity … straight from “Professor STEM-plestien’s STEM Laboratory”! After watching the video, your students are sent off to solve the challenge using the supplies given. The sky is the limit! You will be amazed when you see what your students come up with!

This project has:

• Materials List

Materials List

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• Student Worksheet (Lower and Upper Levels)

Just scan the QR Code to watch the video. Professor STEMplestein explains what to do and the STEM concepts behind the challenge. Students can do this activity without any additional instruction!

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• Student Planning Sheet

Planning out a solution is a very important part of completing any STEM Challenge!

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• NGSS Aligned

NGSS Aligned

• Labels

Materials can be stored in a small / medium size bin. There are labels that you can print out and stick to the boxes; the top label contains the materials list, the side label has QR codes for the video and printed materials.

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Download this fun activity here!