Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids

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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
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STEM Engineering Energizer : Squish and Stick Pasta Tower!Low-Prep STEM ChallengeNeed a quick STEM activity that only uses marshmallows and dry pasta? Challenge your student groups to design, plan, and build the tallest tower. This is the perfect
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$3.00
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Freebie Sample of STEM in a BagEngineering with C.S.I. : “Curious STEM Investigators”Everyone loves a mystery and telling your kids they are members of a C.S.I. organization will capture their attention. After analyzing a bag of materials and a task
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
A Monumental STEM Event!!Engineering a Pipe Cleaner StructureLow-prep and easy materials.Have a small window of time for a quick engineering energizer?Want a hands-on activity for indoor recess? Need a brain push up to energize the kids after
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Measurement, Engineering
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Printables
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Engineering a BridgeLow-Prep and Simple Materials for a fun STEM ProjectUsing readily available materials, student will work in teams to build a bridge over a bucket that is capable of holding weight. Included are teacher notes, a student guide, a
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, Staff, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$3.00
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By Get Caught Engineering - STEM for Kids
Engineer a Dome.Low-Prep and Easy Materials STEM activityEnergize your classroom with engineering!Domes are fascinating architectural features on buildings. Challenge your student groups to build a simple dome using toothpicks and gum drops. This
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, General Science, Engineering
Grades:
Homeschool, Staff, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Activities
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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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