teaching engineering in k-8

These are resources for teaching engineering in K-8. Links include lessons plans, activities, teaching and assessment aids,  professional development materials, reviews of apps, books, products and services, news, technology updates…

Some of these resources are also in the engineering activities list.

What is a Raspberry Pi?
“The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard a…
Engineering-Design-Process-Poster-1227646 Teaching Resources – TeachersPayTeachers.com
basic engineering design process gives them tools to become independent problem solvers
STEM-Engineering-Challenge-Projects-FREE-Student-Role-Sheets-764486 Teaching Resources – TeachersPayTeachers.com
five student role sheets designed for use during the STEM Engineering Challenges
STEM-Design-Cycle-FREE-Graphic-Organizer-970762 Teaching Resources – TeachersPayTeachers.com
design cycle organizer to use during our STEM challenges and other STEM activities. Learning how to use the design cycle
SSSTeaching: Getting Started With STEM
STEM challenges are small problems that students solve with specific materials. Through this learning with little or no direction…
Slow-Mo Footage Reveals How Balloons Burst in Two Different Ways
When a balloon bursts, it doesn’t just simply burst. New high-speed camera footage shows that they either snap cleanly open or be…
Building-for-the-Big-One.pdf
As a result of this activity the students will be able to:Design a structure that can withstand the shaking of an earthquake Understand ho…
Tinkercad | Create 3D digital designs with online CAD
The easiest, fiercest 3D design tool around. Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-learn online app anyone can use to create and print 3D models.&…
Autodesk 123D Design
123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.
A Very Big Thing: The Internet of Things | PM Network
Internet of Things” (IoT)—has been around since the 1990s, when futurists began to speculate about smart refrigerators that could…
Why is the Statue of Liberty Blue-Green? — ENGAGE Engineering
Ideas for Everyday Examples in Engineering (E³s) are limitless!From figure skating, apples, soda cans, and even Lady Liberty herself, yo…
Nancy Govoni on Pinterest
Several boards related to stem, engineering. Includes activities and projects for kids.
Cooking up a Broadcom win | Science News for Students
more practical to redesign the microwave oven cavity itself,” she says. “I knew there were lots of hot spots in the microwave o…
Inspiring Invention: 25 Engineering, Technology, & Math Toys for Mighty Girls / A Mighty Girl | A Mighty Girl
25 engineering, technology, and math toys featured here will no doubt encourage her interest in learning more! It’s the perfect way to…