STEM Project Based Learning: Trade Influences Cooperation-Socials-Coding
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Learn how to use the Design Cycle while using Scratch to code while learning about trade influencing cooperation and conflict. Socials 6
Students will apply curriculum to identify a problem and design a solution to solve it while adding value to people’s lives.
Materials Needed: computers, Scratch
"How do we increase design thinking in schools?"
Teacher Tips on getting started
Step by Step No Prep learning prompts that facilitate student learning
AERO Social Studies 6 Learning Outcome
Standard 2: (Connections and Conflict) Students will understand causes and effects of interaction among societies, including trade, systems of international exchange, war, and diplomacy
2.8.c Explain how international trade and resource distribution can influence cooperation or conflict.
Next Generation Science Standards
MS-ETS 1-1: Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem to ensure a successful solution.
MS-ETS 1-2: Evaluate competing design solutions to determine how well they meet the constraints of the design problem
MS-ETS 1-4: Develop a model for iterative testing to achieve optimal design solution
Common Core E.L.A 6 Science/Technical Subjects
6-8.7: Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
6-8.10: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
International Trade influences cooperation and conflict.
Applied Design Skills and Technology
Entrepreneurship: role of entrepreneurship in designing and making products and services
Elements of plans and drawings
Understand, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test, Make
Computational Thinking: Visual Programming-Scratch
Creative Thinking- I can get new ideas in areas in which I have an interest and build my skills to make them work
Critical Thinking - I can gather and combine new evidence with what I already know to develop reasoned conclusions, judgments, or plans
Show one slide per class to facilitate student projects. Students follow the learning prompts each class.