|| Chapter 12: Engineering Adaptations. Many of the Science Investigations we use in our classrooms already can be adapted to engage students in engineering design / Anne Gatling and Meredith Houle Vaughn
|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|| Part 1: Grades prek-5 -- How to develop an engineering design task -- Minding design missteps -- Teaching through trade books -- More teaching through trade books -- Part 2: Grades prek-2 -- Gimme an E! -- The EDP-5E -- Can a student really do what engineers do? -- Catch me if you can! -- Inviting engineering into the science lab -- Integrating design -- Elephant trunks and dolphin tails -- Engineering adaptations -- Sailing into the digital era -- Inventing mystery machines -- Am I really teaching engineering to elementary students? -- The STEM of inquiry -- Printing the playground -- A house for Chase the dog -- Measuring success -- Part 3: Grades 3-5 -- Think it, design it, build it, test it, refine it -- Community-based engineering -- Engineer it, learn it -- Designing a sound-reducing wall -- Blade structure and wind turbine function -- You and your students as green engineers -- Smashing milk cartons -- Creating a prosthetic hand -- Gliding into understanding -- A system of systems -- Blasting off with engineering -- SCAMPERing into engineering -- Wacky weather -- Straw rockets are out of this world -- Nature as inspiration -- The tightrope challenge -- Modeling water filtration.
|| This compendium is a collection of STEM-related articles from the journal Science and Children. It provides a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics content and classroom activities for PreK-5 science teachers. -- Provided by publisher.