Innovation and Invention Shark Tank (Upper Elementary & Middle School)

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
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33 pages
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Looking for a creative twist to the normal "invention convention" or "science fair"? Do you want a cross-curricular project that incorporates science, language arts (especially persuasive writing), social studies, critical thinking, and math? Then you've found what you are looking for!

This project was developed for 4th-6th grade, but can be adapted for upper grades. It is also wonderful for Gifted and Talented students and can be used as an extracurricular activity!

This product includes:
-A suggested layout for a Shark Tank
-Letter to Parents
-Invitation to Shark Tank Judges
-Judging Rubric
-"What is an innovation? What is an invention?" Lesson Plan & Prezi Presentation
-"Innovative & Inventor Role Model Mini-Research Project"
-"Launching the Shark Tank" lesson plan & Prezi presentation
-Inventor / innovator journal
-Persuasive Speech Planning Guide
Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
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