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Designing Solutions
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Seesaw is a web-based and application platform where students can post pictures from the classroom, annotate, speak their mind, and create electronic portfolios that connect school and home. Parents are able to see student work as soon as it is posted.
In this activity, students will take a common problem and use the design process to come up with a solution.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Module
Provider:
REMC Association of Michigan
Provider Set:
MiTechKids
Author:
REMC Association of Michigan
Date Added:
03/11/2019
Engineers Don't Flood the Fidgets
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Students will design a city for the Fidgits to protect them against flooding. Students have a budget to purchase materials with and select from a variety of housing options and community features as they design a city for the Fidgets.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Module
Provider:
REMC Association of Michigan
Provider Set:
MiTechKids
Author:
REMC Association of Michigan
Date Added:
03/12/2019
Keva Planks
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Children love to build! The Keva Planks have become very popular to use in classrooms. KEVA planks are about 1/4 inch thick, 3/4 inch wide and 4 1/2 inches long.You build structures by simply stacking the planks. There is no glue and no connectors. Keva planks creations are meant to be temporary. Students can create beautiful works of art, towers and much more and half the fun is destruction.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Module
Provider:
REMC Association of Michigan
Provider Set:
MiTechKids
Author:
REMC Association of Michigan
Date Added:
03/12/2019
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
Makerspace Task Cards
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CC BY-NC-SA
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This is a collection of over 20 task cards for makerspace tools. Each editable card includes a short description of the task for helping the user learn to use the resource, tips for using the resource, and a collection of links to resources. The task cards were created using Google Slides, set to a standard 8.5" x 11" size for easy printing.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Andy Mann
Date Added:
08/28/2020
Sound
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CC BY-NC-SA
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Students will learn how sound travels through different materials. They will be involved in activities to explore how they can create sounds using different materials. They will be involved in activities to experience pitch and volume and how you can create different pitch and volume using different materials. They will design an instrument using recycled materials.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Claudia Martinez
Date Added:
04/30/2018