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STEM Essentials: The Nitty Gritty of Teaching STEM

Rated 4.66 out of 5, based on 123 reviews
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Grade Levels
K - 8th, Homeschool
Standards
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Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
8 pages

Description

Starting a STEM program or a Maker Space in your class or school?

The first step in implementing an engineering program is teaching your students the engineering design process.

Our primer includes:

  • an engineering design process poster
  • a sample student planning page
  • group role cards
  • helpful hints
  • a suggested materials list
  • a sample donation letter
  • a motivational poster

Teachers are saying:

"Great resource for starting STEM projects in the classroom or maker's space. Thank you for providing us with a platform to start our investigation for STEM."

This is a sample our 43 page Student Notebook Packet for STEM classes and Maker Spaces “Ready, Set…STEM!” is our STEM Student notebook packet to support your program. It includes a teacher guide filled with ideas and resources.

Ready, Set…STEM, An Introductory Packet to Start a STEM classroom

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
NGSSK-2-ETS1-2
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-3
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
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.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-1
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

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