Students explore the notion that simple devices can help us move objects when an understanding of forces is applied. They apply the design process, make predictions, draw sketches, make a model and evaluate their solution.
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Move It! - Grade Three Interdisciplinary Lesson
Third graders examine how small devices can aid as they create force to move objects. In this forces and small machine lesson, 3rd graders work in small groups to design a small machine or game that moves an object across the length of...
3rd Technology & Engineering
The Water Cycle - How is Water Moving in This Picture?
Here is a picture of a landscape, complete with the sun, clouds, and some rain. Use it by projecting onto your whiteboard and drawing arrows and labeling three main steps in the water cycle as you teach, or hand it out to little ones as...
1st - 4th Science
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable