Here's how this week's lessons can help you address DCIs.
The newest lessons: Safari Vehicle and Comparing Skulls are designed to engage your students in problem solving and critical thinking!
Day 7: Build a Better Safari Vehicle challenges students to design an improved vehicle. You can use classroom construction toys, cardboard, or even 3D printing to create the ultimate ride. Along the way students can get experience with the standards listed below. Your questions can help steer the conversations to focus on the standards you choose:
Day 8: Comparing Skulls As with the previous lesson, teacher questions can steer conversations towards the standards you choose! Encourage students to articulate their observations. How are these skulls alike and different? How does the shape of each animal's head effect how it eats or defends its territory? What features are surprising? Do they have anything in common with either animal? The conversations are nearly endless!
Meet Beth and Curtis!
Presidential Award-Winning teacher and hula hoop fanatic, Beth loves bringing real world science to kids! Beth is fascinated by engineering challenges, technology, and outdoor learning spaces. After 25 years teaching kindergarten, she’s excited to share her passion and experience on-line with classrooms from around the world!