This and that: Looking at toys
Students investigate how a toy works and construct one. They think about their intentions, designing appropriately and appraising their achievements. They use estimation and informal units of measurement to make their constructions.
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Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
To Catch a Leprechaun
Young engineers put their design skills to the test in this fun St. Patrick's Day activity. After a shared reading of the children's book The Leprechaun Trap children work in small groups creating traps of their very own to enter in a...
1st - 4th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable