Unit of Instruction

It's All About The Blocks

Program
Elementary School
Targeted Grade Level
PreK - 5th
Description

This unit is designed to introduce young students to Kid Spark’s ROK Blocks during short learning experiences. By focusing their attention on each of the four basic ROK Blocks, students will learn the properties and function of each and be better able to use them in their own creative designs, in future lessons, and free play. The lessons are intended to ensure students experience success immediately.

Included Lessons
  1. It's All About The Blocks - Unit Overview
  2. The Big Yellow Block
  3. The Little Blue Block
  4. The Angled Red Block
  5. The Medium Green Block
Mobile STEM Lab Requirement
ROK Blocks Mobile STEM Kit
NGSS Learning Dimensions

Scientific & Engineering Practices

  • Developing & using models
  • Using mathematics and computational thinking
  • Asking questions and defining problems

Crosscutting Concepts

  • Scale, proportion, and quantity
  • Structure and function

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