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- This Unit comes with Curriculum and Unit Specific Base Materials Kit for 12
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- Creativity Art Kit for 12
- Design Engineering Kit for 12
- Data Station Tool Kit for 12 (These items are not consumable.)
- Additional Skill Builders like Mindbugs and Scaleville.
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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
All STEAMstart Units provide:
Online Course Site Login, student slide shows and handouts, self-paced teacher training, printable logbooks, project rubrics, assessment opportunities, 30-60 minute investigations, agendas for 5, 7, and 10-Day Units
Setup for 12 after-school students in 3 groups of 4.