Designing with STEM

Designing with STEM introduces students to the fun and powerful tools of designing and problem solving.  The activities and academic applications engage the learner to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics while they examine each of the integral steps of critical design and problem solving.

74-117 Clock Hours Total

$550.00$1,350.00

Course supplies and widgets are not included in the subscription cost. Materials can be sourced on your own or purchased through Nasco Educational Services.

Individual Units in this Course:

Creating Solutions

Creating Solutions

Students’ creativity and ability to execute a plan is put to the test. This unit presents students with three open-ended problems and they must design, construct, and test their solutions while keeping in mind Newton’s three laws. The problems include creating a...

Defining the Problem

Defining the Problem

This unit will show students how to define a problem, variables, and proper experimentation. These exciting rocket based activities introduce students to the design of controlled experiments including the isolation of variables, methodical approaches to problem...

Developing Ideas

Developing Ideas

Students learn how to create floor plans and apply this through mapping out an emergency evacuation plan. This unit starts with rough sketches of the classroom that turn into scaled drawings with dimension lines, symbols, and a key. Fire safety and evacuation is...

Presenting the Solution

Presenting the Solution

Students get to rock out on this unit as they construct electric guitars and investigate sound. Students will learn the basic parts of a guitar and how a pickup transforms mechanical energy into electrical energy through the process of induction. This unit reviews...