Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real-world as they design their own OBSTACLE RACE COURSE! Focusing on Area and Perimeter means--Math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem so
For this real world STEM activity students are asked by a toy company to design and create a marble run.
Build an unsinkable ship challenge using pennies and tin foil. One of several STEM and science activities that will engage and graders as they countdown the days until summer break. Full day lesson plans also include math, reading, writing, and ar
Last year, I started a new Space Club program at four middle schools. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I searched the web for ideas and curriculum to implement. I soon became excited to find great resources like NASA and TeachEngineering
Rubrics and Self-Assessment in Project-based Learning / great for and grade teachers / Free project-based learning rubric and self-assessment grading packet. This site helps explain how to make a rubric or self-assessment sheet.
Fire up your students' passions with this project. By working on something that excites them everyday, Genius Hour will spill over into their other classwork! This activity is great for upper elementary students grade, grade, grade, grade) and beyond!