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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and Animal Physical Adaptations. READY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING AS A DIGITAL ACTIVITY OR USE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDFEngineer an animal to match a habitat. A super way to integrate engineering into a unit on animal physical adaptations!This activity
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Biology, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$4.00
434
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and the Wizard of Oz:"Tornados and Structures"We are off to see the Wizard...and to ask him for engineering skills.Great literature lends itself to numerous engineering activities and The Wizard of Oz is no exception. Students will design and
Subjects:
General Science, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$4.00
92
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
READY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING AS A DIGITAL ACTIVITY OR USE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDFBalloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, is a fabulous picture book for integrating literature, a beloved cultural tradition, and STEM activities in the month of November.
Subjects:
Literature, Thanksgiving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$4.00
199
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM Engineering Challenge with Fairy Tales!Get Caught Engineering with a Charming Bundle of Enchanted Engineering!Five fairy tales combined with five STEM lessons is a bundle that will see you through the rest of the school year. This is our Part
Subjects:
Literature, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Handouts
$20.00
$18.00
234
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Amusement Parks, Carnivals, and STEM!Our STEM bundle is perfect for a theme filled week of fun engineering projects. Using simple easy to find materials and physical science skill applications, students will be challenged to solve four carnival
Subjects:
Physical Science, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$16.00
$12.00
64
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Dive Into STEM!Marine Centers for Exploration and ObservationLet’s Dive into STEM with ocean themed exploration and observation centers! All the centers have teacher directions and materials lists, student directions and reflection pages, and
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Environment, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Science Centers, Activities
$10.00
62
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM Mini"Punkin Chuckin": An Engineering Exploration of Levers and ForcesSTEM Engineering Challenge for Halloween!!Autumn means Pumpkin Chucking Time - an awesome STEM activity! No pumpkin chucking catapults near your location? No problem...hold
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
$3.50
182
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM in a BAG C.S.I. " Curious STEM Investigators" FOUR Engineering Activities!!Perfect for:group workcenterssubstitute teachersat home challengeswhen time is limited and you only have 30-45 minutes Everyone loves a mystery and telling your kids
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$10.00
204
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and Ancient History: Greece, Rome, and EgyptA Bundle of STEM Engineering Challenges for Ancient History!Integrate STEM Engineering Challenges and Ancient History? YES! We have three STEM lessons packaged together for your class. Explore
Subjects:
Measurement, Ancient History, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$7.00
$6.30
205
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
A-MAZE-ing STEM! Engineering a Marble Maze.READY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING AS A DIGITAL ACTIVITY OR USE AS A DOWNLOADABLE PDFPuzzles and engineering = a great STEM project! Using a box lid, straws, and marbles, students will create a fun game that
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$3.50
51
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM the Spill : An Engineering Exploration of an Oil SpillStem and Engineering to the rescue as students work together to clean up an oil spill. “STEM the Spill” is an engineering lesson that can be: integrated into environment studies, ocean
Subjects:
Problem Solving, Environment, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$4.00
82
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM at Camp Mechanical Engineering and Pulleys"Can You Pull, Lift, and Lower?"Studying simple machines? Design a device that will safeguard food from wild animals during a camping trip. Perfect for integration into a simple machines unit or a
Subjects:
Measurement, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$3.50
152
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM SPARKS™ Task Cards for Maker Spaces In the Classroom or during Distance Learning STEM SPARKS™ task cards are the perfect
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Task Cards, Activities
$4.00
139
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and Maker Space Notebook for StudentsStarting a STEM program at your school? Need some basic ideas to get you started?We have put together 31 pages of general information that will includes an overview for teachers, support materials, and
Subjects:
Physical Science, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Workbooks, Teacher Manuals
$4.00
225
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM EVENT! The Great Egg Drop Extravaganza!Want a school wide engineering event that will excite students and teachers? Challenge your student’s engineering skills as they design and construct impact resistant containers that allow an egg to
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
66
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
"STEM Flower Show" - Engineer a Fantasy Plant!Let's engineer fantasy flowers and plants!!The STEM Flower Show demonstrates that integration of engineering is possible into any subject…even the study of plants! Science, fantasy, mechanical, and
Subjects:
General Science, Environment, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.50
142
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM a Web!STEM Engineering Challenge for Autumn or Halloween.Can your students engineer like a spider? With yarn, a coat hanger and tape, challenge your class to create a weight bearing web. Packet includes student pages, teacher notes, group
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$3.00
139
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
STEM and Nature Challenges - An Engineering BundleEngineering…Is It In Your Nature? Your students will explore the natural world through these engaging hands-on STEM activities. Can your students build a bird nest? Design the best beak? Engineer a
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Biology, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$26.00
$16.90
21
Bundle
By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Pioneers and STEMSTEM Engineering Challenge for the Westward ExpansionAdd some STEM to your history lessons with this fun hands-on activity. In “Engineer a Trunk” student groups will build a prototype of a trunk for a covered wagon. Perfect for
Subjects:
Measurement, U.S. History, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$4.00
77
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
A Bundle of STEM Engineering Challenges for Halloween!Engineer Halloween with STEM! We have bundled four engineering lessons that integrate structural engineering, simple machines, electrical circuits, and physical science with a Halloween
Subjects:
Physical Science, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
$14.00
$10.00
88
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Together, Cheryl Nelson and Wendy Goldfein bring a total of over 50 years of teaching experience in kindergarten through seventh grade. They have taught gifted and special needs students as well as English Language Learners. Wendy and Cheryl have developed an integrated engineering curriculum encompassing grades K-7.Cheryl lives in Virginia and Wendy has recently moved from Virginia to Washington State. Their blog and website provides free STEM resources and support ideas. Follow their Facebook and Pinterest pages for updates on grants, curriculum, and professional development opportunities. http://www.getcaughtengineering.com https://www.facebook.com/GetCaughtEngineering

MY TEACHING STYLE

Wendy and Cheryl believe that children learn best when given the opportunity to apply the concepts taught in the classroom to real world problems. Problem solving with hands on activities drives their curriculum and inspires children to work as a team and persevere as they strive for solutions.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Wendy is a National Board Certificated teacher and is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.She received a Japanese Fulbright Memorial Fund Award and was a finalist for the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship.She has consulted and written educational materials for numerous organizations including The Smithsonian and Discovery Education. She also served on the teacher advisory boards for Scholastic Publications and Time Magazine for Kids. Cheryl was a 2015 nominee for the Fairfax County School District Leadership Award. Cheryl and Wendy are the recipients of numerous STEM grants to fund their school’s engineering program. They were recently published in NSTA's Science and Children journal, and regularly present workshops at state and national science and STEM conventions. They have developed STEM programs and workshops for The National Building Museum,The Bellevue Art Museum, and The Smithsonian.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Wendy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound and her graduate degree from Eastern Washington University, in addition to doctoral course work in science education at George Mason University. Cheryl received her undergraduate degree from York College and completed graduate studies at the University of Virginia. Wendy and Cheryl both have continued to add to their STEM educational foundation by regularly attending STEM and Engineering courses and workshops. Cheryl and Wendy have been trained by the Boston Science Museum's Engineering is Elementary program to present workshops about EiE.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Wendy and Cheryl are eager to help spread the word on children's engineering. They have trained teachers and administrators throughout the United States. Contact them at getcaughtengieering@gmail.com to schedule a workshop. Testimonials from recent workshops are available on their website: http://www.getcaughtengineering.com/ Like their Facebook page for amazing resources and ideas they share each week: https://www.facebook.com/GetCaughtEngineering Get Caught Engineering also has a very popular STEM board on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/getcaughtengin/ And follow their TPT store to receive a monthly STEM newsletter filled with ideas.

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