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Optimal and Sustainable: Renewable Energy RevampLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 100 cities around the world have shifted from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Scholars investigate a city wanting to make this switch, but needs help determining how to make the shift. Groups consider all options,...
Waterproofing the RoofLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Can your pupils build a roof that stands the test of time? Use an insightful engineering design project to highlight both materials science and architecture. Scholars either team up or work as individuals to design, create, and test a...
Slender Tower ChallengeLesson Planet
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for an engineering project that will tower above the rest? Try a design experiment that has built-in fun! Groups examine a variety of skyscraper designs, then compete to create their own slender towers. The teacher's guide is...
Global Warming: Facts and Our FutureLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
According to the United Nations, climate change affects every country on the planet. This research project encourages scholars to explore the factors that affect climate change from different perspectives: climate scientist, policy...
Chemical Reactions and Engineering DesignLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Construction leads to habitat loss and local wildlife suffers. Scholars must build a reptile egg incubation device that meets many constraints. Various experiments help them discover the chemical reaction needed to reach the proper...
Biological Oceanographic Investigations – Call to ArmsLesson Planet
5th - 6th
How many simple machines does it take to make a robotic arm? An inquiry-based lesson explores that topic and challenges pupils to build a robotic arm that can stretch, turn, and more. A few questions help guide them in the right...
Earthquake Education CurriculumLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In case of earthquake, go to a safe place before posting on social media. The unit includes 12 lessons, most with hands-on activities or experiments. The first six lessons cover the physical process of earthquakes and volcanoes. Lessons...
Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar SystemLesson Planet
K - 12th
A multi-faceted and exciting activity awaits your astronomy students. In collaborative groups, they plan a mission to hunt for extraterrestrial life within the solar system, while adhering to specific measurement criteria.