Barcoding EdVentures with Edison Journal

Using noticing and wondering, structure and function, this journal will introduce compute scientists to Edison robots using the barcode programs in an inquiry-focused way. Print this journal double-sided and flipped on the LONG edge. They do not have to be printed in color but they sure do look good in color!

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NAU STEM Challenge

#NAUSTEMchallenge The NAU STEM Challenge is a series of three STEM challenges designed for 5th grade students though may be used with students from 4th grade to high school. Each STEM Challenge has a teacher Google Slide deck and an engineering journal specific to the challenge. Please feel free to make a copy of the…

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Right the Ribeter Engineering Journal

Use this journal along with plastic frogs and the slide deck below to introduce your students to the engineering design process. Two versions of the journals are provided. The only difference is one is more compact than the other but they are otherwise the same. Click on image above to access teacher Google slide deck.…

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A Frog Swamp Mystery Science Journal

This journal will help you engage students with the nature of data collection and making claims based on evidence. Below you will find the teacher slide deck for A Frog Swamp Mystery along with two versions of the journal. One is more compact than the other but they are otherwise the same. Click on image…

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Worm World – #SciencingAndEngineering with Maddie Schepper

A Life Science Project for Wormologists The Worm World unit was designed for 2nd grade, but usable at many levels. #SciencingAndEngineering Project Resources Teacher Talk with 2nd grade teacher Ms. Maddie Schepper and Robot General Sherrie Dennis – Coming soon! Unit Plan (detailed lesson description with links to all resources) – more detailed unit plan…

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Ant Wrangling PQRST Sciencing Journal

Ant Wrangling makes for a great way to introduce students to the PQRST Sciencing Journal. Find the Ant Wrangling PQRST Journal by clicking on the hyperlink or on the image above. You will need to make a copy of the journal in your own Google Drive and then make a copy for each student or…

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Diecast Car Loop-the-Loop PQRST Sciencing Journal

Using supplies found at your local Dollar Tree (#STEMontheCheap), you can engage students with an awesome scientific experiment to guide students through how to use the Die Cast Car Loop-the-Loop PQRST Sciencing Journal to design and carry out scientific investigations, create claims based on evidenced backed with scientific reasoning, and to keep wondering. Teacher guide…

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PQRST Sciencing Journal – Virtual Edition

The PQRST Sciencing Journal – Virtual Edition is the interactive student notebook Google Slides version of our printable PQRST Sciencing Journal (click here for printable versions). Make a copy of the Google Slides and use it with your students. Click on any of the images or on PQRST Sciencing Journal – Virtual Edition to access…

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Write Your Own Picture Book Template

This template uses the storytelling frame (Rule 4) from Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. Rule 4: “Once upon a time there was ___. Every day, ___. One day ___. Because of that, ___. Because of that, ___. Until finally ___.” Use it as a tool for letting students demonstrate their understanding of a topic by…

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Engineering the World’s Best Glider using IDEAS Engineering Journal

This lesson serves as a great introduction to the engineering design process when you have a design or prototype and you are attempting to improve that design. In this case, students start with an original design of the “World’s BEST Glider” and then iterate through the engineering design process five times. They are also asked…

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