https://flic.kr/p/Mma6Lo | Elk River Coal & Lumber - Lilly Fork | Elk River Coal & Lumber engineer Ted Burdette oiling shay #19 while stopped at one of the water-crossings up Lilly Fork of Buffalo Creek, Clay county, West Virginia. September 1960 The shay and the log flat had earlier worked for the Cherry River Boom and Lumber Company of Richwood in Nicholas county. B&W version is here: www.flickr.com/photos/130647200@N05/17150080862
STEM Bins: Hands-on Solutions for Early Finishers. STEM Bins are plastic school boxes filled with an engineering manipulative of your choice, such as Legos, pattern blocks, base ten blocks, unifix cubes, toothpicks and playdough, or popsicle sticks with velcro on the ends. The boxes also contain small sets of task cards on metal rings that picture a variety of basic engineering structures.
Saving Freddie Students will learn that an engineer solves problems with given constraints and criteria for success. Using the engineering design process, students will work in teams to save Freddie the Gummy Worm. The lesson includes a writing assignment to provide step-by-step instructions to share with other engineers. Grades 6 - 8 Standards - MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2, MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4, WHST.6-8.2