STEM Lessons and Challenges, Grade 3

Item# 9781629388632
$16.19
Develop your third-grade students' problem-solving, critical thinking, innovation, communication, and peer collaboration skills with Evan-Moor's STEM Lessons and Challenges! Each unit is focused on a hands-on challenge, guiding students to... Read more

Develop your third-grade students' problem-solving, critical thinking, innovation, communication, and peer collaboration skills with Evan-Moor's STEM Lessons and Challenges! Each unit is focused on a hands-on challenge, guiding students to work together as engineers to design, prototype, test, and refine their creations. The 15 grade-appropriate challenges target life, earth, and physical science concepts. Examples of STEM challenges and science topics from grade 3 include:



  • Anemometer (Earth Science Concept: Atmosphere)

  • Spider Web (Life Science Concept: Structural Engineering)

  • Mini-Fridge (Physical Science Concept: Thermal Energy)


The units are easy-to-teach and include everything you need to guide your students in completing the hands-on challenge, including:



  • Teacher overview pages featuring tips and directions for preparing students to complete a STEM challenge, as well as a materials list that suggests readily available items to gather.

  • Reading selections for background knowledge.

  • Visual literacy pages with real-world images relevant to the STEM challenge.

  • A STEM challenge overview introducing the specific task and goal of each challenge, providing space for students to brainstorm.

  • Design process worksheets guiding students to plan, create, test, and evaluate their creation.

  • A redesign worksheet to guide students through each step of the design process, providing space to document plans, materials, results, evaluations, and revisions.


The book contains 128 classroom-reproducible pages in paperback. An answer key is not included since there isn't one correct answer or solution to solve the problem or complete the challenge.

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Description

Cultivate third-grade problem-solving, critical thinking, innovation, communication, and collaboration skills with Evan-Moor's STEM Lessons and Challenges. Each unit centers on a hands-on challenge, guiding students to collaborate as engineers to design, prototype, test, and refine their creations. The 15 grade-appropriate challenges focus on life, earth, and physical science concepts. Units include teacher overview pages, reading selections, visual literacy pages, STEM challenge overviews, design process worksheets, and redesign worksheets.
128 classroom-reproducible pages in paperback. Answer key not included.

Information

Subject: Science

Grade: Grade 3

Brand: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

UPC: 9781629388632

Pages: 128