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STEM in Action Rons Ramp Adventure

STEM in Action™: Ron's Ramp Adventure

Physical Science: Forces on objects Build understanding of slopes, surfaces, and graphing

Item IN79610 Grade PreK

Ron is a loveable skateboarding armadillo who brings slopes and surfaces to life for children while they use graphs to problem solve. Children are challenged to design the ramp so that Ron goes far—but not too far!


K-2-ETS1-1: Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a

situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be

solved through the development of a new or improved object or


K-2-ETS1-3: Analyze

data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to

compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each


2-PS1-1: Plan and conduct an

investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by

their observable properties.

2-PS1-2:Analyze data obtained from testing

different materials to determine which materials have the properties

that are best suited for an intended purpose.


  • Provides teachers with modular 10–20 minute blocks of instruction
  • Total of 70-80 minutes of total instruction time
  • All materials included for a collaborative classroom activity
  • Aligned and written to standards
  • Helpful how to video and animated student video


  • 4 Activity Cards and a Teacher Quick Start Card
  • Ron's Story Poster
  • 4 class sets of home connection blackline masters
  • Ron the armadillo with helmet
  • Skateboard ramp
  • 3 Surfaces
  • Graphing mat
  • 400 Color tiles
  • Blackline masters
  • Digital content
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  • Brand: Hands-On Standards® STEM in Action
  • Area of Focus: : Science
  • Subject: Physical Science (Science)
  • Product Type: Sets, Kits & Centers (Science)
  • Age: 4
  • Grade: PreK
  • Units: Each
  • Item #: IN79610
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