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Overview

Grades

3-4

Time

40 minutes per lab

Unit Essential Question(s)

  • How do we manipulate materials when building?
  • How can a design be affected by a constraint on materials?
  • How can we communicate our design ideas and use the design process when working with a group?

Unit Understandings

The following concepts will be covered throughout this Unit:

  • How to efficiently manipulate pieces when building.
  • The concepts of stability and balance in design.
  • How to use spatial language to describe the position of objects.

Lab Summary

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Unit Standards

Unit Standards will be addressed in every Lab within the Unit.