Resources for Winter 2018

ASSA Volunteer Basics

4 Questions to Ask When a Design Fails

Engineering Design Process Poster


Grades 4-5: Shake Things Up

Facilitator Guide – Shake Things Up
Engineering Journal – Shake Things Up
Video: Reconstructing Haiti
Messages from the Duo – Audio Files
Video (optional): Earthquakes 101
Video (optional): Earthquakes by Claire and Nisha – DragonFly TV
Additional Resources (optional)

Grades 6-8: Here Comes the Sun

Facilitator Guide – Here Comes the Sun
Engineering Journal – Here Comes the Sun
Global Homes Pages
Video: Special Report
Video (optional): Animal Insulation

Resources for Fall 2017
Grades 4-5: Recycled Racers
Facilitator Guide – Recycled Racers
Engineering Journal – Recycled Racers
Audio Files – Recycled Racers
Weekly Materials Summary – Recycled Racers
Additional Resources

Grades 6-8: Put a Lid on It
Facilitator Guide: Put a Lid On It
Student Journal: Put a Lid on It
Additional Resources
Special Report Video
Technology Jeopardy PowerPoint

Previous Units

Resources for Spring 2017
Grades 4-5: Catapults and Trebuchets
Facilitator Guide – Catapults and Trebuchets
Student Journal – Catapults and Trebuchets
Trebuchet Olympics Handout
Video: Medieval Catapults (optional)

Grades 6-8: It’s In the Bag: Bio-Inspired Gear
Facilitator Guide – Bio-Inspired Gear
Student Journal – Bio-Inspired Gear
Video: Engineering Special Report
Video: Animal Defenses
Video: Camouflage (optional, 0:40-4:45)
Video: Roller Derby Explained (optional)
Video: Bioinspired Gear in the Military (optional)
Materials Summary by Lesson

Resources for Winter 2017
Grades 4-5: Music to My Ears
Facilitator Guide – Music to My Ears
Student Journal – Music to My Ears
Templates – Music to My Ears
Audio Files – Music to My Ears

Grades 6-8: Robotic Arm
Facilitator Guide – Robotic Arm
Student Journal – Robotic Arm
Lesson 1: Video
Lesson 5: Video 1    Video 2     Video 3

Resources for Fall 2016
Grades 4/5: “Hop to It”
Facilitator Guide – Hop To It
Student Journal – Hop To It
Resources – Hop To It
Audio Files – Audio Files

Grades 6/8: “Structures Around the World”
Facilitator Guide – Structures Around the World
Student Journal – Structures Around the World