The Engineering Process: Crash Course Kids #12.2 by thecrashcourse: So, how do we go about being engineers? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks to us about the Engineering Process and why we should do things in order, as well as many of the questions we should ask along the way. Support at: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
What’s an Engineer? Crash Course Kids #12.1 by thecrashcourse: You’ve heard of Engineers, I’m sure. But, what are Engineers? Well, it turns out that they’re all kinds of people doing all kinds of neat work! Want to be one? Well, join Sabrina in this episode of Crash Course Kids where she talks about what they do and why they do it! Support at: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
Engineering Process Recording Sheet. This is a great way for students to learn the design process involved in building technology as well as reflecting on this process to improve what they do next time. For younger students, drawings could work.
Free interactive flip book to plan out every step of the engineering design process. The flip book has a cover page, definition page, and blank student page for each step: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve.Includes an engineering design process poster.This is created as an accompaniment to my Simple Machines Bundle.
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
Hand Over the Reins: Student-Driven Projects. One of my recent classroom adventures proved PBL can be amazingly engaging and effective without being overwhelming. Am I a PBL expert? Absolutely not. Do I strive to implement PBL (or elements thereof) in my classroom to the best of my ability whenever possible? Absolutely! Try it and see how it changes your classroom experiences.