Cuban Missile Crisis STEAM Project


Task One:

Your goal is to design and build a three st

ory house (includes the basement) out of 6 sheets of paper.  The house must include the following:

Three stories, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen/dining room, living room, four windows, and one back door.


Students should first design their house and include measurements.  They need to determine how many square inches of paper they need to build their house (maximum 6 pieces).


Task Two:

Your goal is to build a bomb shelter out of clay that will fit in the basement of your house.  You are making your clay out of the following materials:

Water, oil, flour, and salt


Task Three:

Your goal is build a slingshot or catapult.  Your goal is to try and bomb your house to show the strength of your bomb shelter.

Materials: plastic spoon, rubber band, 6 popsicle sticks, 1 yard of yarn