STEM Design Challenges Based on Children's Literature

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Children's literature contains a treasure trove of engineering activities. A STEM curriculum resource highlights some possible lessons based on children's literature. It includes instructions on how to incorporate literacy for a set of 10 activities that require learners to design and build various structures and devices.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with an language arts teacher for the activities
Classroom Considerations

  • Lessons require materials, including specific children's books
  • Each activity has different prerequisite skills
Pros

  • Provides handouts and recording sheets
  • Gives detailed lesson guides
Cons

  • None