Students become engineers in this STEM unit as they design and build shade structures for a small object (ex: teddy bear counter). It is aligned to NGSS (K-PS3-2) and includes lesson plans and resources to integrate science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
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This is a part of Weather: An NGSS Unit (K-ESS2-1, K-ESS3-2, K-PS3-1, and K-PS3-2)- Money-Saving Bundle
In this standards-based NGSS STEM unit students will:
•design, build, and test shade structures
of various materials and designs
•explore a variety of solutions
to solve a problem
This unit includes:
•Literacy Connections (Shared Writing, Interactive Writing)
•Resources to support CCCs and SEPs of K-PS3-2
•Assessment options (Rubric and Checklist)
Materials Needed for Shade Structure Construction:
connecting cubes, craft sticks, coffee filters, cardboard, construction paper, tape, glue...etc.
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Weather: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-ESS2-1, K-ESS3-2, K-PS3-1, and K-PS3-2)
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