Blow & Go Racers - Teaching Guide

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Blow & Go Racers - Teaching Guide

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STEAM CURRICULUM - Simple Machines

STEM Learning Lesson + (2) Art Projects
Blow & Go Racers is the first lesson in our Simply Machines curriculum. Learners have a blast exploring engineering through this action-packed Maker-based program!  Blow & Go Racers guide learners on a robust series of investigations about how things are built, move and work. Through engaging art-making, learners are introduced to the basics of engineering, classical mechanics, design process and foundational science principles. Includes a Guided Engineering Project and Open Design Challenge - to take learners through the making, testing, evaluating and re-design process. Blow & Go Racers is also a fun project for informal education, enrichment providers and to simply explore at home. 

Topics: simple machines, engineering, classical mechanics, design process, measurement, data collection

Ages: 2nd-5th Grade (and fun for older kids & adult learners!)

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This Interactive PDF Teaching Guide can be printed as an booklet, used on a device, or projected in class for students to follow along as they make.

Contents Include:

  • In-depth Learning Lesson & Discussion Notes
  • Key Vocabulary
  • Historical Tidbits
  • (2) Art Project Instructables (with step-by-step photos!)
  • Supply Lists
  • Photos of Student Work
  • Data Collection Instructions & Handouts
  • NGSS & Common Core Standards 
  • Literacy Extension
  • Resource Links

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