In this lesson, students will digitally explore the environmental impact generated through the manufacture and use of cell phones across the world, make personal connections to the learning, and develop a plan to reduce their own carbon footprint.
Practice ingenuity to solve problems with materials readily at hand.
Engineer a Stringed Instrument
Use this lesson to introduce students to the engineering design process by guiding them through the steps of creating a musical instrument.
Engineer a Space Capsule
Use this lesson to introduce students to the engineering design process by guiding them through the steps of engineering a space capsule.
Lemon Battery: Collaborative Problem-Solving
Work collaboratively to make light with lemons.
Wave Machine: Building a Model
Make a tool with materials from home to show how waves move.
Pass the Peppers
Use the engineering design process to help Makayla solve a problem for her grandmother.
Make a Parachute
Use materials you find around your home to design a parachute.
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