Reflection: Self-Talk Valentine Mailbox - Build and Test - Part 2 - Section 6: Developing an Anchor Chart for the Engineering Process


I did not do this section with the kiddos. My kiddos built their Valentine boxes in the morning and tested them in the afternoon.We did not have time to develop the engineering anchor chart, but will plan time for this aspect of the lesson next time.

I did not want to remove it from the lesson because I think it would be worthwhile to do. Students have an opportunity to build a schema for the engineering process buy connecting the terms to their experiences. It provides a bigger picture for what the students are doing and to show them that engineering practices help us identify the problem and plan solutions.


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Valentine Mailbox - Build and Test - Part 2

Unit 6: Engineering Opportunities
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT build and evaluate each other's mailbox design based on the class set mailbox criteria

Big Idea: Valentine Mailbox Engineers build and test their designs and give each other feedback on what worked well with the design.

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