Reflection: Social Media Presence Engineering Challenge - Scribble Bots - Section 4: Connecting the Learning


When we have parent teacher conferences, I often hear from parents that they really like the scribble bot engineering design project. How did they know about it? Their students showed them the pictures or videos on their phones, Instagram accounts or twitter. Often when parents of middle school students ask, "What did you do in school today?" their students answer with "Nothing". The parents are delighted when their students are quick to show them something from class.

I share lots of classroom photos on Instagram and Twitter!

  Communicating with Parents
  Social Media Presence: Communicating with Parents
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Engineering Challenge - Scribble Bots

Unit 9: Engineering
Lesson 2 of 15

Objective: SWBAT use their understanding of electrical circuits and the Engineering Design Process to make a Scribble Bot.

Big Idea: Engineers can make a simple robot that can create unique designs.

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Science, engineering, design
  130 minutes
scribble bot class sample
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