Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding How Fast Can You Get There? - Section 4: Wrap Up


This is the most anticipated lesson in our first quarter of third grade. The students were very eager to begin working on their objects, which I refer to as vehicles. Students had to use what they have learned about motion and force to design their vehicle.  It was challenging for students to come up with strategies to build their vehicles because they could only use the materials that they were given. This is why I grouped the students into teams. Being in groups allowed the students to share ideas and suggestions for their vehicles. The students were very excited and looked forward to the next science lesson to continue building their vehicles.

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How Fast Can You Get There?

Unit 2: Speed and Distance
Lesson 4 of 9

Objective: Students will be able to design an object that is able to travel a distance over time.

Big Idea: Students will use the Elementary Engineering Design Process to design an object that can travel a distance.

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