All resources in K-12 Design Thinking

Math 3: Virtual Museum

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Students will create a poster (1 each per student in the group) that explains a circle theorem or property. Student Groups will use a 360 degree camera to create a virtual museum where they use a photo overlay of their poster and an attached audio file to explain their theorem/property.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Lee Ann Holmes

2: Solar Oven Engineering

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Students can work individually or in groups of 3 or 4 to create a solar oven out of a pizza box. Students are trying to figure out the best way to make a solar oven in order to melt the chocolate and marshmallow in the S’more. Students will be given a group of objects and tell them the basis of how to create a solar oven. The oven will need to be placed in direct sunlight for most of the day. This experiment works best on a very hot, sunny day.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Glenn Shelton, Carrie Robledo

K: Humpty Dumpty

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Poor Humpty Dumpty keeps falling off the wall.  Can you create a  safer wall for Humpty Dumpty.  Students use Keva planks or other building blocks to create a new safer wall that the Humpty Dumpty (plastic easter egg) does not fall.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Carrie Robledo