This mini-STEM unit includes lesson plans for an engineering task where students will design, build, and test different types of paper fans. It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
Just gather a few materials and you are ready to bring engineering and NGSS to your classroom!
•Engaging, Inquiry based Launch lesson
•Hands-on engineering task
•Science notebook pages
•Rubric integrating 3 dimensions of NGSS to evaluate student work
•Assessment checklist integrating 3 dimensions of NGSS
Materials needed for Engineering Task:
•Paper (construction paper, writing paper, etc.)
•Cotton Balls or Pom-poms
•Scissors, Tape, Glue, Stapler
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