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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
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) In this lesson plan, students learn about industrial and manufacturing engineering (IME). Students will revise and create IME lessons and learn about lean manufacturing processes. Engineering High School (9-12)
Insect Tea Party Students in this lesson will about organism traits, behavior, and habitats through one-on-one conversations with fellow students. Biology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Introduction to a Riparian Zone In this lesson students will be introduced to the functions of a riparian zone ecosystem. Students will brainstorm ideas for creating a riparian zone model that they will build upon throughout the unit. Biology Elementary (4-5)
Introduction to Biodiversity Students in this lesson will learn to different organism characteristics through recordings and shared observations. Biology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Introduction to Graphing This lesson is designed to help students understand that we are all potential users of data, and that data is something we all give or receive. Biology, Engineering, Math, Physics Elementary (4-5)
It All Comes Down to Glucose In this lesson students will conduct experiments to identify glucose, starch, and fat in a variety of foods. They will learn that energy, in the form of glucose, is stored in all plants, and how glucose in some plants are being used to make biofuel. Bioenergy, Chemistry Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Just-in-Time Manufacturing In this lesson students learn about just-in -time, push and pull manufacturing through airplane manufacturing. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Lego Shell Building Biology, Climate Change, Ecology, Marine Elementary (4-5)
Line Balancing In this lesson students learn about line balancing to create a finished product. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Living On The Edge Students in this lesson will play a game to learn about the hazards associated with living around Cascade volcanoes. Geology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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