Posted on December 24th, 2015 by Mary Lord
In this collaborative math and art lesson, students in grades 4 through high school explore central ideas in industrial engineering – including productivity, efficiency, and quality – by designing their own assembly line and working together to mass produce greeting cards.
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Tags: Art, assembly line, Class Activities, Common Core State Mathematics Standards, girls in STEM, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5, greeting card, Industrial engineering, Lesson Plans, Math, STEAM
Posted on December 18th, 2015 by Mary Lord
In this activity, upper elementary students working alone or in pairs learn about electrical circuits and the design process by dismantling a “singing” greeting card and using the parts to build an alarm system.
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Tags: circuits, Class Activities, Design, electricity, electronics, Grades 6-8, Grades K-5, greeting card, hack-a-thon, maker