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Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project

Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Lighthouse Engineering: A STEAM Project
Product Description
This STEAM mini-unit combines the social studies topic of historical lighthouses with the engineering activity of planning and building a model lighthouse. The unit includes:

-Basic Facts: students write what they know about lighthouses
-Parts of a Lighthouse: diagram and word bank
-Lighthouse Styles: illustrated fact sheet
-Pick your Style: planning page
-Engineering Principles: tips for building
-Make a Plan: planning page
-Step by Step: planning page

I use this with my fourth graders, who do a yearly unit on lighthouses that includes a visit to a local lighthouse. As the librarian and STEAM teacher I then read Beacons of Light: Lighthouses by Gail Gibbons, teach a full-class lesson on Principles of Engineering, and work with the kids in small groups to construct their lighthouses out of paper towel rolls, cereal boxes, and other found objects.
Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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