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Integrate STEM Engineering Challenges and Ancient History? YES! We have three STEM lessons packaged together for your class. Explore architectural concepts from Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, and Ancient Greece as STEM is integrated into the history
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Measurement, Ancient History, Engineering
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STEM Engineering Challenge!! Are early explorers part of your curriculum? We have the perfect STEM activity to integrate into your unit: creating a compass! By combining what they know about magnets, directions, and engineering, your students will
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Social Studies - History, Physical Science, Engineering
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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STEM Engineering Challenge in the Colonies : Engineer a Waterwheel. Add some STEM to your colonial history lessons with this fun hands-on activity that uses simple and easy to find supplies. In “Engineer a Waterwheel” student groups will build a
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U.S. History, Thanksgiving, Engineering
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
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Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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STEM Engineering Challenge for the Westward Expansion Add 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 assessment of a
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Measurement, U.S. History, Engineering
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
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Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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Looking for a way to integrate STEM into your ancient cultures lesson? Engineer like an Egyptian! will provide an enrichment experience for your students that combines geometry, architecture, and structural engineering. This lesson will challenge
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Geometry, Ancient History, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
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Looking for a way to integrate STEM into your ancient cultures lesson? “Engineer like a Roman!” will provide an enrichment experience for your students that combines geometry, architecture, and structural engineering. This lesson will challenge your
Subjects:
Measurement, Ancient History, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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STEM Engineering Challenges and Colonists Add some STEM to your Early American history lessons with these fun hands-on activities. Perfect for assessment of a student’s problem solving and collaboration skills, as well as providing insight into the
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U.S. History, Thanksgiving, Engineering
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STEM Engineering Challenge for Ancient Greek History! Looking for a way to integrate STEM into your ancient cultures lesson? “Engineer like a Greek!” will provide an enrichment experience for your students that combines geometry, architecture, and
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Measurement, Ancient History, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Cultural Activities
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Positively Presidential with STEM A Mechanical Engineering Exploration of Movement and Structures Please note: This is the same lesson as the STEM Characters Statues – A Novel Idea with Mechanical and Structure Engineering. The difference is the
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Critical Thinking, Presidents' Day, Engineering
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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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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