Experimental Design Teacher Resources
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Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Designing Experiments - Procedures for Teachers
Students evaluate a hypothetical experimental design and attempt to improve upon it. In this scientific method lesson, students are presented with an experiment and are instructed to determine its flaws. They conduct their own experiment...
6th - 9th Science
After reading up on the history of sports racquets, engineering teams design and construct a racquet for batting a Velcro-striped ball at a target. Teams evaluate their design by aiming for the target three times each and answering...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Spring Scale Engineering
After examining how a spring scale works, teams work together to design their own general measurement device. Reading material provides background information, but there is no part of the procedure in which learners handle an actual...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Shake it up with Seismographs!
Shake things up in your STEM or earth science classroom when you have small groups construct their own seismographs. A reading assignment on the history of seismographs, the Richter scale, and current technology sets the stage for the...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Turn It Upside Down: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
Young scholars explore a computer-aided design program. Students chart out roller coaster design, computer graphics and architecture. Young scholars focus on understanding the connections between mathematics, science, technology and...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Designing 3d Products: Candy Cartons
New ReviewWouldn't it be great to work in a candy factory? Learners get their chance as they first design a carton for a candy that meets certain requirements. They then examine and analyze nets and explanations in sample student responses.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Designing a 3d Product in 2d: a Sports Bag
New ReviewSew up pupil interest with an engaging, hands-on lesson. Learners first design a sports bag given constraints on the dimensions of fabric. They then evaluate provided sample responses to identify strengths and weaknesses of included...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Melting Ice: Designing an Experiment
New ReviewSometimes, despite the best laid plans, the unexpected will occur. Learners witness this firsthand as they carefully design an experiment to determine the time needed for ice to melt in salt water or pure water. They uncover facts not...
8th - 12th Science