This science/social studies unit allows the teacher to combine community concepts with STEM science. Students will use the communities vocabulary to create a city...engineering in a multitude of ways to learn about what a community needs. This unit includes:
Building A House for Jack: costs of goods and services/engineering a tower
This Is the House That Jack Built: animals and organisms live in different habitats/ spaghetti and marshmallow houses(cubes and prisms)
Getting Around Our Community: transportation/building a workable car
Comparing Communities: wants and needs/engineering structures
Community Rules...Rule: rights and responsibilities/building a a brigdge
Recreation For Jack: Community Activities/ building a park
Community Service Activity Sheet
Vocabulary words and definitions
Play money for wants and needs
This unit is sure to create a community of learners. What a great way to hit two subjects that are always hard to "fit in". Visit me at:
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