Explore learning with the sweet, squishy, sticky, yummy to eat, finger licking scrumptious marshmallow.
The unit is designed to promote teamwork and support building a positive, enthusiastic classroom learning environment.
A great unit to begin the year as your students come together for their first few days.
It allows the teacher opportunity to assess teamwork and gather information about how students learn. The tasks can be simplified for younger students and additional parameters added for older students.
Included in this unit—
Beginning unit brainstorming questions
Estimation, data collection and recording activities
Design tasks using marshmallows!!
Science experiments including a structure for recoding observations, collection of data and drawing conclusions
Picture enlargement activities
Group problem solving tasks
Design and construction tasks
Posters - some of our marshmallow designs for your noticeboards and for use when collating data
Establishing clear learning intentions for each activity is encouraged and suggested.
We hope you and your students enjoy learning (and eating) with marshmallows!