Do your students love forensics? This lesson takes about 1 week to complete (You can make it more complex or easier as needed). The teacher sets up the crime and the students investigate! The investigation includes interviews with suspects (other
In this lab, students will create a marshmallow tower, working with their group. Students can only use the materials in their bag, and the structure must be free-standing. This is a great team building activity with an engineering flare!
In this engineering lesson, students will be challenged to use both natural items (twigs, leaves, grass) and man made items (clay, string, yarn, etc) to build a nest that can withstand both wind (fan) and rain (spray bottle). It is uploaded in Word
Have you done the Ivory soap experiment? It's so much fun! This worksheet goes along with the experiment using the process skills and includes links to Steve Spangler's website and YouTube video. It's editable in case you want to add/delete
In this engineering lesson, students will use their background knowledge of filters to create their own filters to separate a sand and water mixture. The lesson is uploaded in Word in case you want to add or change some of the materials. The lab
Students will create a miniature golf hole inside of a shirt box. All of the suggested materials are listed, but the product is uploaded in Word in case you want to add or change any of the materials. The lab sheet is included.
In this lesson, students will use their background knowledge of animal habitats and habits to engineer a play place for their plastic monkey. Students will use various materials, which can be changed because the lesson is uploaded in Word.
This could be used as an independent science station in your classroom or as a classroom group competition. The directions are written for individual use, but are easily adapted to do whole group. Students will use foil to create boats that will
Students will LOVE this activity because they get to get out of their seats and fly paper airplanes. Who doesn't like to make paper airplanes!? This can be used in pairs or with a class setting. Directions and data sheet are both included.