Engineering Design Process Poster: Teaching students to use the basic engineering design process gives them tools to become independent problem solvers! Use this bright visual as a poster and/or handout for your young engineers.
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
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 assignm
Is your elementary school starting the Engineering Design Process? Does thinking about STEM make you want to pull your hair out? Do you feel confused about what STEM looks like in an elementary classroom setting? If so, this free STEM starter kit is for
A fun Christmas STEM Challenge for the winter holidays! Students will design a zip line vehicle to save an elf from a high shelf. This hands-on activity is an engaging design challenge that allows students to work in teams, apply the engineering design pr