"STEM, Cinderella and a House":A Structural & Mechanical Engineering Exploration
Why Classic Literature and Engineering?Literature is an integral part of the elementary school curriculum.Great literature has the potential to present situations that can challenge students imaginations. Stories can serve to encourage students to begin to problem solve, generate design proposals, and make connections to engineering.
STEM and Food! Get Caught with a Bundle of Edible Engineering
Mention an engineering activity and your students ears will perk up. Then say you will be using food in the engineering activity and you will definitely have every students undivided attention. We put together eight edible engineering tasks that will have your kids shouting learning is sweet!.Each lesson focuses on a particular type of engineering and uses easily obtainable materials. (Starred lessons are also available separately in our store) Sweet Rovers on the Run- Mechanical…
In this experiment students will explore how they can use a catapult to transfer potential energy into mechanical energy by shooting marshmallows. All lab notes, lesson plans, and directions are included. $
STEM Engineering Challenge with Flowers.Let's engineer fantasy flowers and plants!!The STEM Flower Show demonstrates that integration of engineering is possible into any subjecteven the study of plants! Science, fantasy, mechanical, and structural engineering come together in a STEM lesson that all elementary grades will enjoy.
A simple machine is a non-motorized device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force. Ithat provide mechanical advantage (also called leverage). Usually the term refers to the six classical simple machines part of engineering and applied science. For example, wheels, levers, and pulleys are all used in the mechanism of a bicycle.
STEM to the Rescue! -Goldilocks, A New Chair and Structural Engineering
Goldilocks needs your students' help. She broke Baby Bear's chair and her mother insists that she make a new chair for him. Time for structural engineering!! Students will use what they know about the strength of shapes and materials to design and build a chair that will hold one kilogram of weight.Included are student handouts, teacher notes and a rubric.This fairy tale unit is also available in our discounted bundle.STEM Fairy Tales : A Charming Bundle of Enchanted EngineeringHow to get…