Underage Engineers

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"Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was.” Theodore Von Karman
 
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This Jeopardy Math game is ready to go and aligned to the 3rd grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. It is great for review at multiple times throughout the school year. It is also adaptable, so you can easily create multiple
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The rubric provides a general guideline for daily science notebook entries and is applicable for K-2 (p. 2-3) and 3-5 (p. 4-5). This is a great formative assessment tool, meant to assess student learning and guide instruction. It can be printed as
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This Jeopardy Math game is ready to go and aligned to the 4th grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. It is great for review at multiple times throughout the school year. It is also adaptable, so you can easily create multiple
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How are scientists and engineers alike and different? It's important to recognize key distinctions, and these posters are a great tool to help students debate and discover the differences. Completed Poster (p. 1) Blank Poster (p. 2) Printable
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Use these posters to encourage your kids to think like an engineer. They will realize how much engineers look just like them! Inspired by Andrea Knight's "Parts of a ___" series. The blank versions on pp. 5-6 are great for photos of your kids.
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This Jeopardy Math game is ready to go and aligned to the 2nd grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. It is great for review at multiple times throughout the school year. It is also adaptable, so you can easily create multiple
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This Jeopardy Math game is ready to go and aligned to the 5th grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. It is great for review at multiple times throughout the school year. It is also adaptable, so you can easily create multiple
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Your students will love using the engineering design process to design and launch paper rockets! This lesson incorporates Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering Design with concepts of energy and forces and follows the 5E format (engage,
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This collection highlights a diverse group of female engineers/scientists who have made, or are making, a tremendous impact on society. The set includes seven posters, each with a photograph and brief description: Lillian Gilbreth, Grace Murray
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Use this poster to encourage your kids to think like an engineer. They will realize how much engineers look just like them! Inspired by Andrea Knight's "Parts of a ___" series.
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This Jeopardy Math game is ready to go and aligned to the 1st grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. It is great for review at multiple times throughout the school year. It is also adaptable, so you can easily create multiple
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Use this poster to encourage your kids to think like an engineer. They will realize how much engineers look just like them! Inspired by Andrea Knight's "Parts of a ___" series.
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This product includes three lesson plans covering 4-5 days and a student-ready PPT to guide you through the lessons step by step. "Communicate Like an Engineer" is a fantastic introduction to teamwork and communication from a real world
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Introduce your students to STEM and engineering design using this simple, one-day challenge! Materials: Spaghetti (or similar), Masking Tape, Large Marshmallows, Meter Sticks, Timer/Clock I have used this challenge with 4th-8th graders at the
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Number Tricks are simple, fun, and easy to create for all levels! Learn to use Number Tricks to increase student motivation, to practice mental and paper/pencil computation, and to develop Algebraic Thinking skills. Learn to write your own tricks
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Motivate your students to think about their future, and in particular a future in engineering! Engineering is a high demand field with many rewarding aspects. The activities incorporate research, class discussion and debate, in my experiences
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The Photo Autobiography makes a great "homefun" project to start the school year. The students use photographs to describe themselves on a poster, PPT, etc., and use the autobiography to introduce themselves to the class. Make sure you create an
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This 3 day lesson plan engages students in roller coaster design. It incorporates Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering Design with concepts of energy and forces. Students learn to use the engineering design process, to collaborate,
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This is a great, simple tool to guide students as they complete engineering design challenges. The engineering design process can help students learn to collaborate, communicate, and think critically about real world problems. Works well alongside
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This very simple handout makes a great formative assessment for K-5. I give it before and after teaching my Nature of Science Unit every year to see what my students have learned about the job of an engineer, scientist, and mathematician. Tell
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lukas has 11 years experience as a K-5 teacher and engineering curriculum developer. He has spent the past 5 years as a staff developer at a magnet school with engineering and mathematics focus. Lukas consults with schools around the country, providing teacher professional development, curriculum development, and coaching. He has recently been published in Science & Children (Elephant Trunks & Dolphin Tails: Engineering for Animals, Dec 2104) and Teaching Children Mathematics (STEM Gives Meaning to Mathematics, Mar 2015).

MY TEACHING STYLE

Integrated engineering curriculum teaches children to collaborate, communicate, and solve problems creatively. Engineering 'levels the playing field' for all kids while making learning fun.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certified Teacher (2009) Articles published in Teaching Children Mathematics (Mar 2015) and Science & Children ( Dec 2014)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

M.A., Elementary Mathematics & Science Education, University of South Florida (2008) B.S., Elementary Education, University of South Florida (2004)

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Visit the Underage Engineers website http://lukashefty.wix.com/underageengineers or email lukashefty@gmail.com for information on consulting services.

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