Leprechaun Trap St. Patrick's Day STEM Challenge
Here is a fun activity for St. Patrick's Day:

The Challenge
A Leprechaun has gotten loose and is stealing all the shiny things he can get his hands on. His favorite thing though is gold! He has been seen in the neighborhood stealing jewelry and gold rings and even snuck into the school last night looking for the principals gold watch!

Here’s the challenge: Design and build a Leprechaun trap that can catch a 3-inch Leprechaun. Remember the bait to lure the Leprechauns into your trap. Leprechauns are smart, but will do almost anything for gold and shiny things!

Your task is to design, build and test your trap to catch the Leprechaun!

Here is what is in the packet:
1. An instruction sheet of how to build a Leprechaun trap.
2. 2 prototype worksheets
3. A results and reflection worksheet.
4. Leprechaun Disguise worksheet
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Created: Mar 16, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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