This art-focused STEAMvestigation starts with a read-aloud called "Story in a Box". After meeting Pet the Hamster and learning about comic strips, students use Pet's hamster habitat as the stage for turning Pet’s story into a geometry-filled comic strip.
The download file includes the following printables:
• Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
• Educator's Background Notes
• Design Logbook Pages
• Literacy Connection "Story in a Box"
*You supply Comic Handout, Colored Pencils / Markers, Ruler, Black Marker, Sample Comics to Share.
To introduce all 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations plus the culminating Unit Challenge, order the STEAMstart Polygon Island Unit.
Camps, clubs, and classroom kits are available for the STEAMstart: Polygon Island Unit that includes this STEAMvestigation.