The Engineering Design Process, math, science, innovation and planning is how engineers solve everyday problems.
This lesson offers hands-on activities for learners on all levels and is an excellent introduction to the science of Engineering. Also included is a full assessment, populated and blank journal entries, diagrams for the classroom S.T.E.M. center and much more!
In this S.T.E.M. challenge, students work in design teams to create solutions to a tough problem; build a structure to withstand a strong gust of wind.
This S.T.E.M. challenge can be integrated into the following themes:
>> Career day
>> Wind energy
>> Problem solving
>> Geometric shapes
>> Community workers
This lesson contains:
>> Stated objective
>> Lesson handouts
>> Outlined preparations
>> Handwriting exercises
>> Complete materials list
>> Student S.T.E.M. Challenge
>> Detailed scripts to develop the lesson
>> Assessment tools to check for understanding
This resource comes complete with a script that can be easily followed and implemented by:
>> Classroom teachers
>> Substitute teachers
>> Curriculum for after school enrichment programs
>> Parents who want to give their child a head start in S.T.E.M. education
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