Reflection: Journaling Build a Paper Tower Challenge (Part 1) Defining, Researching and Getting the Specs - Section 4: Explanation


Using music to learn and review concepts can be very powerful.  The use of music and rhythm creates organization of the information, making it easier for your brain to remember details and procedures. Since most children are magnetically drawn to cartoons, attaching a song and a cartoon together makes it doubly powerful! In addition, using cartoons together with songs can also aide the memory of all children including those with language issues or disabilities.   Plus it keeps things fun and interesting.

  Cartoons and Songs--A Powerful Combination
  Journaling: Cartoons and Songs--A Powerful Combination
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Build a Paper Tower Challenge (Part 1) Defining, Researching and Getting the Specs

Unit 5: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
Lesson 11 of 16

Objective: SWBAT use the engineering design to aid them in designing a newspaper tower.

Big Idea: Engineering can be so much fun! We can follow the engineer design process to build a tower by defining the problem, researching and getting the specs.

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