Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)

Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
Simple Machines Unit (Bundle)
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  1. The Rube Goldberg mini-unit is an imaginative and solid launching point for machines. It sparks creativity, and sets a mindset for inventing machines and solving problems as an engineer. For the Teacher: - Overview of mini-unit plan - Bulletin Board idea and printables - Recommended resources - Ans
  2. If you previously purchased my Simple Machines Bundle, then you already own this! Please see your purchases page to download the revisions. If you are interested in the bundle, check it out here! Explore the basics of engineering and discover more about Simple Machines through hands-on activities a
  3. Created for the following: Engineering Design Process STEM Next Generation Science Standards: K-2 Engineering Ontario Curriculum: Gr. 2 Science Play-Based Learning This unit is a part of a Simple Machines 3 unit bundle. Save money here! Simple Machines Bundle “The Elves and the Baker” project-bas
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Explore the basics of engineering and discover more about Simple Machines through hands-on activities and challenges for the inclined plane, lever, pulley, screw, wedge, and wheel & axle. Designed with multiple grade levels in mind, this resource provides a variety of activities, vocabulary, and lessons to fit your class' needs.

Along with the main Simple Machines unit, this bundle includes 2 mini-units: Rube Goldberg Machines as an introduction to machines and "The Elves and the Baker" a project-based learning activity to use as a cumulative assessment.

----------UNIT OVERVIEW----------
Lesson 1: Work and Force
Lesson 2: What is a Simple Machine?
Lesson 3: Inclined Plane
Lesson 4: Wedge
Lesson 5: Pulley
Lesson 6: Screw
Lesson 7: Lever
Lesson 8: Wheel and Axle
Lesson 9-10: Review and Assessment

----------WHAT'S INCLUDED?----------
• A complete Teacher Guide with material overview, parent letter, and lesson plans covering big ideas, essential questions, vocabulary, materials, step-by-step plans, and extensions (8 in all)
• Vocabulary Cards
• PowerPoint Presentations/printable books
• Whole class, group, and independent activities to design and build working models
• Student worksheets, informational texts, and interactive pages
• Review game for vocabulary
• Student comprehension assessment
• Student project with self-assessment and teacher rubric assessment

Created for the following:
Next Generation Science Standards: K-2 Engineering
Ontario Curriculum: Gr. 2 Science

Please download this Free Engineering Design Process flip book. It is a great accompaniment to this bundle.

The Rube Goldberg Machines mini-unit is an imaginative and solid launching point for machines. It sparks creativity, and sets a mindset for inventing machines and solving problems as an engineer.

For the Teacher:
- Overview of mini-unit plan
- Bulletin Board idea and printables
- Recommended resources
- Answer Key where applicable

Student Worksheets:
- Informative texts on Rube Goldberg, Every Day Tasks, and Machines
- Design a Rube Goldberg machine parts and planning pages
- Creative Writing "My Imaginary Machine" Diagram and Label

*Key Terms - task, machine, simple and compound machines
Rube Goldberg Machines

“The Elves and the Baker” project-based learning unit provides opportunity for your students to use their knowledge on simple machines to solve a problem (posed in "The Elves and the Baker" story) in a creative, play-based learning environment. This unit guides students through the Engineering Design Process. Students will design and build a simple machine or mechanism to help the elves complete their work at a bakery!

Includes:
- "The Elves and the Baker" original story in Powerpoint and black and white book for print
- Engineering Design Process poster
- Engineering Design Process worksheets
- Measurement activity and worksheet
PBL: The Elves and the Baker

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