Subject: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Lesson Length: 15 - 30 mins

Topic: STEM Challenges

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: After completing a STEM challenge students will reflect on their thought process and results.

Know Before You Start: This activity can be used after any STEM challenge.


  • Have students summarize the problem in their STEM challenge.


  • Have students create a comic reflecting on the planning process and success of their STEM challenge:
    • Describe the problem.
    • What was your plan?
    • What materials did you use?
    • What was successful?
    • What would you change next time?


  • Have students share their comics with a peer or in small groups.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
  • Provide visuals of each step for student reference.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.

Suggested Story Starters: