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Bringing STEM to the elementary classroom / edited by Linda Froschauer.

Book Book ([2016])
Description: xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Publisher: Arlington, Virginia : NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, [2016]
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Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] LB1585 .B6865 2016 (Text to Phone) Checked out 05/23/2018
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  • ISBN: 9781681400303
  • ISBN: 1681400308
General Note: 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
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 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.
Summary: 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.
Authors: Froschauer, Linda, (editor.).
Additional Title: Science and children.
Citation: Froschauer, Linda. "Bringing STEM to the elementary classroom." Arlington, Virginia : NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, 2016.

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