Resources for Student Exploration of Science and Social Studies Concepts
Really Fun Links
Engineering is Elementary (a program designed for middle school students, but fun to watch in elementary school) Engineering Everywhere Curriculum Units has lots of awesome ideas mostly for grades 6-8 yet videos can be informational to younger students.
- What is Time? video of mechanical engineers
- Catch that Toad! Invasive Species Removal video, uses the Engineering Design Process
- Bubble Artist Interview Are you an Engineer? YES, I'm also an artist. Engineering Bubble Wands - Bubble Bonanza
Solid, Liquid, Gas:
A link to a BBC video on ice columns in the artic ocean caused by salt water and air mizing, and forming something real, but looking like it comes from science fiction - an ice column http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/15835017