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#### Challenger Center: Christa's Lost Lessons

Astronaut Christa McAuliffe had several lessons planned for her Challenger STS 51L Teacher in Space mission. With the help of Astronauts Ricky Arnold and Joe Acaba, the demonstrations were filmed aboard the International Space Station...

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#### Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...

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#### Shape Shifters in the Math Garden

Combines mathematical measurement with gardening skills. Third graders hunt for worms in the garden and try to find the longest one. They also measure and weigh vegetables that they harvest from the garden, measure rainfall amounts, and...

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#### Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science Cycles

Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a...

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#### Ship the Chip

Here is a tasty challenge, especially for middle school engineers: design a container that meets mass and volume criteria, and will safely transport a tortilla or potato chip through the mail without damaging it! Mostly, this is a crisp...

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#### Sugar Crystal Challenge

Blow your learners' minds with a sweet lesson on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information is read to...

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#### Customary Units of Capacity and Weight

Six straightforward word problems require learners to use customary units of capacity (pints, quarts, cups, gallons) on this assignment. In order to answer each question, they must write an explanation in the form of a mathematical...

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#### Food Waste Solutions

Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.

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#### Animal Diversity and Tracking

What exactly are those glowing eyes in the night? Learners run an experiment to attract local wildlife and then document the number of visitors by identifying their tracks. They then analyze the data to draw conclusions about the types...

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#### Narrative STEM Lessons

Read on if engineering interests you. Instructors peruse a set of narrative STEM lessons for grades K-6. All activities are based on reading a children's book and then solving a problem using the engineering design process.

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#### STEM Construction Block Activities

Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as...

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#### STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...

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#### Christa's Lost Lesson: Walking Rainbow

What colors exist in the rainbow? Pupils explore primary and secondary colors in one part of the series called Christa's Lost Lessons series by mixing colored water and creating a walking rainbow. They perform an experiment to learn...

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#### Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...

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#### Abundant Aluminium

That would make a lot of cans! Learners analyze a photo of a truckload of aluminum to determine its value. The provided information includes the weight of a smaller block and the dimensions of the larger block. It's up to your pupils to...

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#### Malachi's Medication

What's in a prescription medicine label? After learners practice measuring out Malachi's prescribed dosage for his medication, they collaboratively discuss and explain why it is important to measure out medication with the proper...

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#### Cubism

If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...

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#### Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening

What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based lesson. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings to how plants...

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#### Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms

How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second instructional activity provides the groups with other methods to order the...

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#### Nutrition and Physical Activity

Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...

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#### Converting Units of Measure

Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.

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#### Freshwater Availability Classroom Activity

This science assignment produced by NASA teaches inquiring minds the distribution of Earth's water. Learners will appreciate and understand the importance of fresh water and how weather and climate affects everything.

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#### End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 3 Math)

There's a lot of math that third graders need to learn in a year, and now it's time to find out how well they've done. Designed specifically for the Common Core standards, this new approach to testing includes both multiple choice and...

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#### Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 3 Math)

Put the knowledge of your third grade mathematicians to the test with this practice Common Core assessment. Offering a change from typical standardized math tests, 3rd graders are asked to answer not only multiple choice questions but...