Would you still be able to feel objects if you did not have hands? In this lesson, students rotate through stations to explore the sense of touch. Students then apply concepts supporting MS-LS1-8 and HS-LS1-2 to determine how a biomedical engineer could mimic the real sense of human touch.
Surrounded by Chemical Engineering (lesson plan and project based assessment)
What makes your muscles 'electric'? In this activity, students analyze a case study of a hamster nanogenerator to determine that muscles, including those int the human body, create electric fields. This activity supports NGSS standards and
In this lesson students will act as animal scientists to research the bizarre Belgian Blue Cattle. Students will examine genetic factors influencing growth (NGSS standards and to determine how animal scientists have developed this massive animal.
Astronaut: prepare for a mission to mars! (lesson plan and PBL assessment)
In this lesson, students act as bioacoustic researchers, rotating through five stations to listen to and analyze animal mating calls. Students then read supporting information regarding each animal to deduce the reproductive purpose of the vocalization.
In this lesson, students apply concepts of physical science and magnetism to create a mini-MRI machine, and explore the field of MRI Technology. Activities are aligned with and HS Purchase includes full lesson plan (including assessment), student lab
Try your hand as a power plant operator to create your own generator. In doing so, apply and synthesize concepts supporting NGSS standards and Purchase includes questions to engage and explore, teacher summary sheet lesson plan, NGSS + career
Simple Machines Excavator STEM Challenge! fun STEM activity
You have been hired to design a new winter coat to be used in the winter Olympics. How can you use the principles of radiation and conduction to keep athletes as warm as possible? Activities in this Teacher Sheet support NGSS standards and
Learn to Code Like a Computer Hardware Engineer - fun computer science activity
What scientific principles makes the 'best' rides so exciting? Your job as a Mechanical Engineer is to construct a roller coaster using the given materials. Activities in this Teacher Sheet support NGSS standards and
Lesson Plan & Role Play Game: How to safely approach an unfamiliar dog