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If you purchase only this unit download, you will gather your own materials using the lists provided in the unit materials. If you have a maker setup or recycled materials, this may be a good choice for you.
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Ask. Dream. Draw. Design. Test. Redesign with Data.
Start with a story, poem, or reading. Investigate science, tech, engineering, art, and math through 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations. Then use new skills and understanding as part of the engineering design process during the Unit’s culminating challenge. Teamwork, individual contributions, and the engineering design cycle help students construct and showcase multi-step solution-oriented projects.
Fairy Tale Towers
Use pyramids in bridges and birdhouses, then construct house plans, towers,
and sturdy branches before designing a flood-proof house for 3 mouse sisters.
Fairy Tales STEAMvestigations:
- Billy Goat Bridges
- Gingerbread House Plans
- Inspired Towers
- Climbing STEMs
- Pyramid Birdhouses
- Tower Tsunami Design Challenge
This Download Provides: Student slide shows and handouts, printable logbooks, project rubrics, assessment opportunities, 30-60 minute investigations, agendas for 5, 7, and 10-Day Units
Setups for 12 after-school students or a full classroom working in groups of 3-4.