Project Based Learning with STEM: Pirates

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2nd - 5th
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  1. PBL and STEM at its best! Project-Based Learning takes your students on a swashbuckling adventure! Students design a treasure map using their mapping skills, build a shovel in the STEM project, write a persuasive ad, design a persuasive poster, and react to pirate literature. A cross-curricular pira
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Project-based, problem-based, STEM, and persuasive writing all rolled into one great project! This isn’t just a regular STEM project; it’s a week’s worth of cross-curricular activities designed to stimulate your students’ thinking! PBL has never been so fun! This Pirate project utilizes the principles of Project and Problem- Based Learning and STEM, in addition to, including Persuasive Writing activities. A book and video list, step-by-step posters and handouts, certificates of achievement, student examples, and rubrics are included. Students will build a sturdy shovel to carry their gold bars, make a persuasive poster to sell their shovel, and also write an ad about their shovel. Arrgghh! Let the fun begin!

3 Different Rubrics
• STEM Project Rubric
• Persuasive Poster Rubric
• Persuasive Ad Rubric

Subjects Covered:
• Economics
• Engineering Design Process and STEM
• Persuasive Writing
• Problem solving
• Cooperative Learning
• Math/ addition
• Math/ multiplication
• Math/ money
• Problem Based Learning
• Self-evaluation
• Vocabulary Development

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