Troubleshoot motion, balance, shapes, materials, and tetrahedra, then use simple copper circuits in the design and construction of a wobbling mechatronic
TinkerMaker Art ‘Bot.
Tinker Maker STEAMvestigations:
- Moon Buggies
- Copper Tape Cards
- Paper Plane Launchers
- Origami Bugmarks
- Tetrahedra Game Design
- TinkerMaker Art 'Bots
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.
Purchase Option 1. ALL
- Unit Specific Kit PLUS:
- Creativity Art Kit
- Design Engineering Kit
- Data Station Tool Kit (These items are not consumable.)
- Additional Skill Builders like Mindbugs and Scaleville.
You may choose to Do It Yourself with materials or order just the materials you need. You can choose from our creativity, design, or data boxes or use our list to collect your own materials. Remember to check the list for unit-specific materials.
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.