Purchase this product to engage your students with a design challenge applying science to real world problems!
If you are looking for a way to challenge your students in science while engaging them and having them think about applying what they are learning, then this product is for you.
This product will have your students learn about Cells, Natural Selection and Photosynthesis to design an "app". They will also have to work through the design cycle to complete a design challenge. The science challenge will have them use Scratch to create an "app" where the user demonstrates understanding of Cells, Natural Selection and Photosynthesis.
This product has 4 parts.
Part 1: Context for the resource and information for teacher and student.
Part 2: Getting started with Scratch. How to set up an account and learn some basic
Part 3: Projector slides guiding students through the design challenge.
Part 4: Design challenge task cards to be printed off and given to students. Students create their "app" while completing the task cards.
This Bundle contains these three individual products
Cells Living Non living
Design Thinking - Next Generation Science Standards, NGSS: MS-ETS 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4
Natural Selection and Adaptations - Next Generation Science Standards, NGSS: MS-LS 4-4
Your students will be using the Design Cycle and Scratch/Coding to design a product that demonstrates their understanding of Natural Selection and Adaptations.
This resource requires little to no prep from the teacher.