STEP Lessons and Challenges, Grade 2

Item# 9781629388625
$16.19
Develop your second-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 second-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 2 include:



  • Erosion Barrier (Earth Science Concept: Erosion and Weathering)

  • Shin Guards (Life Science Concept: Human Bones and Energy Absorption)

  • Zip Line (Physical Science Concept: Force, Gravity, and Friction)


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 with tips and directions for preparing students, a materials list suggesting readily available items to gather.

  • Reading selections for background knowledge.

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

  • STEM challenge overviews 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

Foster second-grade problem-solving, critical thinking, innovation, communication, and collaboration skills with Evan-Moor's STEM Lessons and Challenges. Each unit focuses on hands-on challenges, guiding students to collaborate as engineers to design, prototype, test, and refine their creations. The 15 grade-appropriate challenges target 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 2

Brand: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

UPC: 9781629388625

Pages: 128