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EL Education Module 2 Unit 1 Roadmap
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Integration of CS and Mystery Science Curriculum to the EL Education Module 2 Unit 1 Lessons on weather and preparing for weather. This Roadmap is largely for teachers with all of the materials in one central location, but can be distributed to students to be able to collaborate around flipgrids, KWL charts and other graphic organizers. Interactive word walls are available through padlet on this map as well.

This resource features CS Integration through final project of creating a weather report with a green screen video where students are responsible for planning, designing, recording and editing a weather report based on their research from the unit. Earlier in the lesson, students will share their findings on an experiment involving warming a frozen playground through the online program of ScratchJr.

Subject:
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Reading
Unit of Study
Author:
EL Education
Mystery Science
Taylor White
Date Added:
06/26/2019
Engineering: An Introduction for High School
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Introduces engineering techniques and practices to high school students. The nature of engineering and it's societal impact are covered, as well as the educational and legal requirements needed to become an engineer. This book is designed for a broad range of student abilities and does not require significant math or science prerequisites.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 FlexBook
Author:
Baker, Dale
Ganesh, Tirupalavanam G.
Krause, Stephen
Morrell, Darryl
Roberts, Chell
White-Taylor, Janel
Date Added:
09/17/2009
Kindergarten Mystery Science Force Olympics Mystery 3 Extension
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This lesson is an extension of Mystery Science Force Olympics Mystery 3. In this extension, students will create a wrecking ball using the Lego WeDo 2.0 kit and program it to knock down a wall. Students will experiment with different variables (like speed, distance and string length) to answer the question: "How can you knock down a wall?" (credit Mystery Science Mystery 3 guiding question). This activity should be done over multiple days (viewing mystery, building the robot and programing and experimenting). Building instructions for the wrecking ball arm are attached as picture steps.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor White
Date Added:
04/28/2019
Makey Makey Interactive Story Problems
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In this lesson, students will be creating their own story problems and turning them into a scratch game. Resources for pseudo coding cards can be found here: https://resources.scratch.mit.edu/www/cards/en/scratch-cards-all.pdfAnd a remixable story can be found here: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/300655911/. Students will need multiple days to plan, write, code and complete their story with the makey makey.Makey Makey lesson plans: makeymakey.com/lessonsAdditional modifications: Students may view tutorials to assist them in creating their games.It may be easier for students to create games in small groups so there is more time for collaboration and game design within the group. This will also allow for more time for students to play their classmate's games.Elementary Teachers,please look out for a scratch jr version to remix for k-3 games.

Subject:
Computer Science
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor White
Date Added:
07/05/2019
Parts of a Computer
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Students learn and label different parts of a computer as they begin understanding ties between letters and words. This K-2 activity can be differentiated between coloring parts by names, labeling with the name of the part and labeling with the function of the part. Can be used in conjunction with EL Education lesson 1 in Module 1 Cycle 1 Skills Block lesson (linked in lesson plan).

Subject:
Computer Science
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor White
Date Added:
06/28/2019
Reading Fluency Activity
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In this lesson, students will be reading HFW, word family words, vocabulary words, etc. and will race their ozobot to see who can finish reading the words first. This activity is an adaptation from a free TPT lesson and can be adapted for any purpose. This activity is best used as a small group activity and can be referenced later as a fluency assessment (If used as a small group assignment, students will need multiple days to complete).Additional modifications: Students code the ozobot to read the desired words (all of the -at words).EL & DL Modifications:- Provide the translations or visuals for the codes for students who need added supports reading.- Provide checkpoints for student monitoring during the assessment.- Provide end of the day check-ins for students to ensure work is completed.- For advanced students (as well as older grades) use more challenging words.- For students needing additional assistance, use letters or words appropriate for their level.

Subject:
Computer Science
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor White
Date Added:
07/05/2019
Robot Bowling Speed Investigation
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This is a supplement to the activity outlined in Lesson 4 of Mystery Science's Force Olympics. In this activity, students will be bowling with a sphero ball to see how speed impacts force. This activity can be done over multiple days or could be done all in the same day. It could also be used as a supplement to the bumper bowling activity or a replacement activity.

Subject:
Computer Science
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor White
Date Added:
07/05/2019