- Teacher Resources
- 2017 Middle School Challenge
These lessons cover STEM topics for grades 4-12. Many of them include options for advanced students. Additionally, the lessons meet Next Generation Science Standards.
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|Lesson Title||Lesson Summary||Subject||Grade Level|
|Drone Discovery||Students in this lesson will learn about drones, and information gathering abilities.||Engineering, Math, Physics||High School (9-12)|
|Duct Tape Wallets||Students in this lesson learn about engineering design and create their very own duct tape wallet.||Family Math & Science Night||Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Earth Layers||In this lesson students will understand how Earth is dynamic and how moving plates form ocean basins, mountains ranges, volcanoes, and earthquakes.||Geology||Elementary (4-5)|
|Earthquake Engineering and Design Challenge||In this lesson students design, build, test and improve a structure to withstand an earthquake.||Engineering, Geology||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Earthquake Triangulation Activity||In this lesson students will learn how to determine the distance of an earthquake from seismic stations using the difference in primary and secondary waves from the earthquake.||Geology||Elementary (4-5)|
|Earthquakes||In this lesson students will understand what happens during earthquakes and their relation to plate tectonics.||Geology||Elementary (4-5)|
|Eclipse Chalk Art||Students in this lesson learn about a total eclipse and create their own eclipse art.||Family Math & Science Night||Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Egg Catcher||In this lesson, students will learn about the iterative process of engineering to design egg catcher.||Engineering||Middle School (6-8)|
|Electricity, Circuits and Magnetism OH MY!||In this lesson, students are introduced to electricity and simple circuits.||Energy, Engineering||High School (9-12)|
|Electrochemistry: Harnessing Electricity From Chemical Reactions||In this lesson students will learn about electricity and circuits, and then power a small LED with a potato using pennies and screws.||Chemistry, Energy, Engineering||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|