"I Love Homes" is a technology-focused STEAMvestigation challenging students to use the engineering design cycle in creating a sturdy tabletop "gingerbread" paper house. Start with a geometric net and work toward designing one-of-a-kind folding paper houses with windows, doors, and shingles in all the right places.
The guides for this activity include:
- Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
- Slide Share for Students
- Educator's Background Notes
- Design Logbook Pages
- Literacy Connection "I LOVE HOMES"
You supply recycled materials, tapes and glues, cardboard or cardstock or paper plates, straws or dowels, clothespins, paper, crayons, and scissors
Materials Kits are available for "I Love Homes" as part of the full STEAMstart: Fairy Tale Engineers / Towers Unit including 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations and a culminating Unit Challenge.
Add a STEAMstart: Fairy Tale Towers PressPlay Blended Learning Workshop so kids can log in and participate wherever they are learning.