Dr. Ellen Ochoa READ ALOUD STEM™ Activity

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Carly and Adam STEM
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Grade Levels
1st - 5th
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Pages
30 pages
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Carly and Adam STEM
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Description

Can your students use a Robotic Arm like Dr. Ellen Ochoa?

Celebrate Women in STEM by learning about Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space. Design and Build a Robotic Arm to be used in space.

This STEM Challenge is a fun and unique way to teach students that anyone can be a successful positive influence in STEM regardless of gender or race.

Literacy Integration:

Students begin the activity by learning about Dr. Ellen Ochoa using the included reading passage and questions. It's also a perfect Read Aloud companion activity to The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars by Julia Finley Mosca, which explores the life of Dr. Ellen Ochoa

The Engineering Design Process:

Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't. They follow the six step Engineering Design Process: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, Experiment, Improve.

Informative Writing Extension:

After students complete the STEM Challenge, students write about what they learned about Dr. Ellen Ochoa.

Aligns with NGSS and Common Core.

Amazing resource for STEM club, STEM teachers, elementary librarians, parents who love hands-on learning, and elementary teachers who want to create a hands-on educational environment in their classroom!

Material List:

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paper Clips
  • Paper
  • Straws
  • Brads
  • Hole Punch
  • String or Fishing Line
  • The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars by Julia Finley Mosca (Recommended)

Includes:

  • Teacher Instructions (With Example Photos)
  • Student Instructions
  • STEM Journal
  • Student STEM Activity
  • Student Reflection Sheet
  • Reading Passage and Questions
  • Writing Activity
  • TpT Digital Version for Distance Learning with Google Classroom

Digital Activity:

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

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