Get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) with this fun hands-on collaborative project. Typically done during a Family Math Night event, this project can also be done in the classroom. The best part is, each person is individually represented in the final product!
Participants will learn about the strongest and thinnest material known to man - graphene. They will learn how it is composed solely of carbon atoms and then design their own "carbon atoms" which will be used to construct a model of the molecular structure of graphene.
Included in the lesson plan:
• list of materials needed
• mathematical background
• scientific background
• mathematical vocabulary
• table tents with step-by-step directions
o Graphene Sheet Collaborative Project - one experiment
o Graphene Sheet Collaborative Project - two experiments
o Graphene Sheet Collaborative Project - three experiments
• Graphene the Wonder Material Informational table tent
• graphene experiments activity sheet
• carbon atoms and bonds template
• classroom engineering challenge
• link to the video version of the lesson
More great STEAM and Family Math Night Collaborative Projects (See below for the bundled version of all lessons - a savings of $15!):
Salt Dough Tessellation
Fruit of Life
Get 16 lesson plans for $25...a savings of $15! (Does not include Fraction Quilt and Fish Bowl)
STEAM and Family Math Night Collaborative Project Bundle
If you're interested in other ideas for your Family Math Night events, I have a lot of them! Check out my blog, pinterest page, website or YouTube Channel. And if you have questions, let me know!
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Wishing you a successful Family Math Night event!