STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

Collector: Ann V.

Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each lesson includes background information and a list of needed materials. The 32 resources in the Science Learning through Engineering Design (SLED) collection target grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grades as well.

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light, energy, light energy, sunlight, light refraction, insulation, insulators, electromagnetic radiation, reflections, engineering, engineering design, solar panels, the earth's axis, volume, surface area, roller coasters, potential energy, kinetic energy, ratios, habitats, land habitats, abiotic factors, biotic factors, area, conductivity, resistance, electric circuits, electricity, canals, coastal erosion, slope, boats, transportation, force, motion, gardening, adaptations, angles, sound waves, sound vibrations, acoustics, the decibel scale, roots, stems, flowers, flowering plants, plants, parts of a plant, capillary action, properties of water, water, water flow, the four seasons, shadows, the moon, the sun, the earth's rotation, the earth's orbit, dams, human impact on the environment, permeability, absorption, water usage, bodies of water, water conservation, rocks, sand, porosity, simple machines, net force, fulcrum, compound machines, levers, inclined planes, pulleys, wheels, wedges, screws, axles, energy sources, chemical energy, gravity, vibration, skeletons, the skeletal system, bones, prototypes, joints, density, carbon dioxide, conservation of mass, chemical reactions, chemical properties, physical properties, properties of matter, filters, filtration, water filtration, tension, compression, torque, recyclables, recycling, design, decomposers, decomposition, bacteria, fungi, composting, force of gravity, friction, gears, sound devices, instruments, music beats, frequency, wavelength, constraints, candy, weight, traffic safety, making predictions, conducting investigations, data collection, air resistance, thrust, experimental design, energy transformation, exothermic reactions, endothermic reactions, ultraviolet radiation, electromagnetic energy, measurement, length, temperature, hypotheses, grams, centimeters, batteries, watts, alternating current/direct current, conductors, conduction
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