Unit of Instruction

Kid Spark Basics (Available Early 2020)

Program
Middle School
Targeted Grade Level
6th - 8th
Description

Coming Early 2020!!!

In this unit, students will explore basic engineering concepts such as measurement,  how to make things strong, how to make things move, and how to use a design and engineering process to solve a challenge. These experiences will help prepare students for more advanced Kid Spark units of instruction.  

 

Included Lessons
  1. Engineering Materials 101
  2. Design Perspectives
  3. The Design & Engineering Process
Mobile STEM Lab Requirement
Engineering Pathways Mobile STEM Lab
Young Engineers Mobile STEM Lab
NGSS Learning Dimensions

 

Scientific & Engineering Practices

  • Asking questions and defining problems

  • Developing and using models

  • Using mathematics

 

Crosscutting Concepts

  • Patterns

  • Scale, proportion, and quantity

  • Structure and function

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