These activities expose students to the real world of science and engineering with challenges like "Think Like an Engineer" or "Science in the News." Activities challenge students to explore and broaden their understanding of the world around us.
You have been hired by LEGOs to design and build a new toy! You have 90 minutes to build a prototype, design a magazine ad, and fill out a self-reflection journal with your Design Team! This collaborative, hands-on activity fosters team-building, critical
Snowman. Snowmen at Night. Cover most of the Literature, Speaking and Listening standards by doing a close read of Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner. Close reading is tied in with the common core Literature and Informational text standards. It is a careful and methodical rereading that requires critical thinking about the text. Students must focus on what the author is saying and what his or her purpose is.