Design quality ice cream, demonstrating the molecular structure of ice cream, how changing the quantity of those ingredients affects the quality of the ice cream and how temperature effects the molecular structure of ice cream.
Design Thinking - Next Generation Science Standards, NGSS: MS-ETS 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4
Structure and Properties of Matter - Next Generation Science Standards, NGSS: MS-PS 1-1, 1-3, 1-4
This is an "at home" activity that students can do on their own, learning the grade 6-8 Next Generation Science Standards while learning the basics of coding using Scratch and the Design Cycle. This is designed as an after-school/weekend activity to keep your child engaged and learning at home. This resource will help your child with the basics of coding and the design cycle, which is becoming an important skill for our youth to have going forward into this modern world.
All your child needs is a laptop and an internet connection.
This resource is created by a certified makerspace teacher who has been teaching coding and the design cycle in their classroom for many years.