Pulley Puppets - Teaching Guide

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Pulley Puppets Shop Image.jpg
Large pulley.jpg
pulley_puppetes063.JPG
Pulley Puppets Shop Image.jpg
Supplies.jpg
Highlights 3.jpg
Highlights 1.jpg
pulley_puppetes057.JPG
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Pulley Puppets - Teaching Guide

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STEAM CURRICULUM - Pulleys

STEM Learning Lesson + Art Project

Come explore pulleys through puppetry! Our Pulley Puppets  projects is a fun and robust learning activity in our STEAM and Maker-based curriculum, Simply Machines. Pulley Puppets fuses an investigation of simple machines with history, art making and storytelling. This PDF Teaching Guide includes an extensive learning lesson regarding pulley systems and classical mechanics which is reinforced through an exciting kinetic art project. There are detailed step-by-step photo Instructables and many examples of student art for fun inspiration. The project includes opportunities to extend literacy investigations as students animate their creations through the development of characters, settings and plays. 

Topics: simple machines, classical mechanics, literacy & storytelling

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

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You can print the Teaching Guide like a book, use it on a device, or project it on a board to guide students through the art-making instructions!

Contents Include:

  • In-depth Learning Lesson & Discussion Notes
  • Key Vocabulary
  • Historical Tidbits
  • Art Project Instructables (with ease-to-follow photos!)
  • Supply Lists
  • Samples of Student Work
  • Literacy Extension Project
  • NGSS & Common Core Standards
  • Resource Links

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