SEL Focused STEM Activity: Design Your Classroom! {FREEBIE}

Grade Levels
K - 6th
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Wondering what to do with students the first week of school? Not sure what STEM should look like in a COVID Classroom? I've got you covered.

This social emotional STEM activity has a basic STEM lesson to have student designing their classroom space with an SEL spin.

Students will plan, draft, and build a model classroom that makes them feel safe!


This printable can work for grade levels K/1, 1-3, and 4-6, ALL of your students will have the opportunity to successfully complete the STEM activity. Trauma informed practices, including social emotional intelligence and social skills have been utilized to create this impactful lesson!


Did you enjoy it? We've got a full unit ready to go that includes both printables AND digital through google classroom! Grab that here


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.


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