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STEM: Building Prosthetic Limbs CCSS/NGSS

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Common Core Standards
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5 MB|25 pages
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This is a great hands on unit for 3-5 students that is aligned with ELA & Math CCSS, and Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering & Design. Students will put themselves into the perspective of a Biomedical Engineer.

For further details, sample photos, and examples of student work, please visit my blog:


***Please note additional materials are needed for this activity***
Duct tape, large popsicle sticks, cables, rope, foam, plungers, tin foil, toilet tubes, paper towel tubes, sponges, cardboard. There should be enough plungers (1 for each group, I got mine at the 99 cents store), and other materials can be donated by parents and should be replenished as needed.

This packet includes:
Cover Page
Introduction and Objective Page
3 pages of ELA, Math and Next Generation Science Standards for 3-5
Lesson Procedures
Client Information Cards (6)
Price cards for materials
Student Workbook Cover Page
Table of Contents Page
Client Information Page
Measurements Page
Design Page
Decorations Page
Materials & Cost Page
Field Tests Page
Commercial Instructions Page
Discussing Design Page
Written Reflection Page

Make one workbook for each group of students. Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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