The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 6-8

The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 6-8

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How to engineer change in your middle school science classroom With the Next Generation Science Standards, your students wona€™t just be scientistsa€”theya€™ll be engineers. But you dona€™t need to reinvent the wheel. Seamlessly weave engineering and technology concepts into your middle school math and science lessons with this collection of time-tested engineering curricula for science classroom materials. Features include: A handy table that leads you to the chapters you need In-depth commentaries and illustrative examples A vivid picture of each curriculum, its learning goals, and how it addresses the NGSS More information on the integration of engineering and technology into middle school science educationKids also learn how various electrical components work and become familiar with the terminology used to describe them, and about what electrical engineers do. Skills developed through the unit include circuit building and design, drawing of circuit diagrams, ... The class periodically breaks to talk about what the girls have built and to discuss concepts such as polarity and series and parallel circuits.

Title:The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 6-8
Author:Cary I. Sneider
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2014-12-09


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