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Jack and the Beanstalk

This resource provides an introductory video with a STEM Ambassador reading the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and a follow-on activity for children to carry out. In the activity children act as engineers in order to help Jack get his egg down the beanstalk. They design and make their solutions then test them from a set height.  They then can improve their designs based on their testing. This activity supports learning in D&T and can also be used to support working scientifically.

This activity has been provided by STEMFirst, with the video story provided by BAE systems.

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