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IEL for Paul Bunyan

on Tufts STOMP Fellows' Site

by Alison J. Boreiko

2 days, 4 hours ago

Name of Activity Paul Bunyan Author STOMP Keywords IEL, Engineering Literacy, Building, Crafts Subject Building/EDP Grade Level 2, 3, 4 Time 2-3 Hours Total Brief […]

IEL for "Living in Colonial Times"

on Tufts STOMP Fellows' Site

by Alison J. Boreiko

2 days, 4 hours ago

Name of Activity Living in Colonial Times Author STOMP Keywords IEL, Engineering Literacy, Building, Houses, Resources Subject Building/EDP Grade Level 2, 3, 4 Time 2-3 Hours […]

Drought Engineering

on Tufts STOMP Fellows' Site

by Alison J. Boreiko

2 days, 4 hours ago

Name of Activity Civil Engineering: Helping A Town With A Drought Author STOMP Keywords civil engineering, drought, build, bridge, irrigation, well Subject Building/EDP Grade Level <span style="color: […]

Hurricane Defense

on Tufts STOMP Fellows' Site

by Alison J. Boreiko

2 days, 5 hours ago

Name of Activity Hurricane Damage Prevention Author Emma Coltoff, Rebecca Larson Keywords natural disasters, non-lego Subject Building/EDP, Earth Science Grade Level 4, 5 Time 1 Hour Total Brief Description A continuation of the natural disasters unit in which students hurricane-proof their towns. Lesson Objectives: To challenge students to explore methods of designing their structures to withstand hurricanes. Materials Needed: *fan *masking tape *any materials deemed necessary for adding to the students' towns Preparation and Set Up: Establish a testing location for the students where they can place their town in front of a fan (and have space to tape it down.) Knowledge Background Basic hurricane facts Procedure 1) Have the students build/fix their towns from the previous activity 2) Challenge them to build structures that will withstand high winds 3) Add in extra challenges of mini-figures, trees, telephone poles, etc. 4) When they are ready to test, have them place their towns in front of the fan and talk about what happens to the town as the fan blows on it 5) Go through all fan speeds Umbrella Unit/Curriculum (if applicable) Natural Disasters

Flood & Landslide Defense

on Tufts STOMP Fellows' Site

by Alison J. Boreiko

2 days, 5 hours ago

Name of Activity Floods/Landslides Author Emma Coltoff, Rebecca Larson Keywords natural disasters, non-LEGO Subject Building/EDP, Earth Science Grade Level 4, 5 Time 1 Hour […]