LEARN joined Edgewater Elementary grades 3 and 4 for their Inventions Unit… Over two days the students explored differences between simple machines and complex machines. We also explored cranky contraptions, with a particular focus on wheel and axle… The students were engaged from the minute we started, and they did a fantastic job making their prototypes.

Edgewater Elementary – Simple and Complex Machines 2018

4 thoughts on “Edgewater Elementary – Simple and Complex Machines 2018

  • November 5, 2018 at 6:09 pm
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    This looks fantastic! I would love to do a similar activity with my 8’s in their Tech Unit…So fun!

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    • November 5, 2018 at 8:26 pm
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      the cranky contraptions were so much fun… I’ll share the lesson.

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  • November 5, 2018 at 6:47 pm
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    Voici les commentaires des élèves…
    Cool! extraordinaire! Intéressant! C’était un défi amusant!

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  • November 5, 2018 at 8:14 pm
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    We had a great time learning with Chris, Sylwia and Michael. We learned how to carefully use a hot glue gun, how to use our creativity to get us out of difficult situations and that there are no right answers and no wrong mistakes. If something does not work we try again using a different strategy. We were proud of our growth mindset!

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