Science Icons drawn on chalk board

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. Another resource is the Common Core Standards for Oregon.


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Lesson Title Lesson Summary Subject Grade Level
3-D Learning and NGSS This lesson covers 3-D Learning and Next Generation Science Standards Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
BrainSTEM Game In this lesson students will be test on previous knowledge about science, technology, engineering, and math as it relates to bioenergy. Bioenergy, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Engineering Middle School (6-8)
Bringing Back the Dinosaurs - A Case Study Students will research scientific arguments, engage in debate and reach a conclusion about the reintroduction of dinosaurs into the world. Biology, Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Build a Boat for Scientific Research Students in this lesson will build a boat for scientific research. Engineering, Physics Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Build a Data Sculpture Use physical craft materials to tell a data story in 3D. Engineering, Marine Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Chemical Reaction Powered Car In this lesson students will learn about chemical reactions and design a car powered by chemical reactions (the reaction of baking soda and vinegar). Chemistry, Engineering Elementary (4-5)
Cost Management In this lesson students will use LEGOs to design the most cost effective airplane without compromising on function. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Culminating Lesson In this lesson students demonstrate their understanding of just-in-time manufaturing, facilities layout design, and design for manufacturability. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Design for Manufacturability In this lesson students will learn about design for manufacturability through redesign to develop an understanding of designing for manufacturability. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Designing Engineers In this lesson students will develop an understanding of the NGSS engineering design process in classroom activities. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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