Media Literacy Vocabulary Lesson
Students participate in an introductory lesson that focuses on communication. The two types of extrapersonal and interpersonal are covered. The lesson uses questions in order to guide the class discussion and writing responses.
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"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Designed
Simple Machines: Force and Motion
Get things moving with this elementary science unit on simple machines. Through a series of nine lessons including teacher demonstrations, hands-on activities, and science experiments, young scientists learn about forces, motion, and...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Making Sense of Sensors
Have small groups in your class construct working hygrometers as an example of the benefits of using sensors in engineering. This lesson can be used during a weather unit when covering humidity or in a STEM lesson as a preparation for...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
How Communication Technologies Affect People
Third graders complete a worksheet, first with known information, and then with researched information. They create a PowerPoint, video, or radio broadcast to convey the results of their research. They learn to use a graphic organizer to...
3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Energy at Play
Get the ball rolling and challenge your class to figure out how to make a ball move. The instruction segment is between two STEM activities devoted to doing just that. The first is simple and involves making a ball move from some force...
3rd - 6th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Plant Life: How Does Your Garden Grow
Get your botanists growing with this STEM lesson plan. Your super scientists measure soil, plant, observe, record, then graph and present their findings to answer the driving question, How do different fertilizers affect the growth of...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable