STEAM POWER LOSD Summer Camp Resources

First Lesson starts Wednesday, July 10

Here is our STEAM POWER Schedule for Roller Coaster Design – Science and Engineering:

  • Monday 9:30am-10:30am
  • Monday 10:30am-11:30am
  • Wednesday 9:30am-10:30am
  • Wednesday 10:30am-11:30am

The Project Lessons

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  • Assign students into teams
  • Project planning and design

1. What is the project and what needs to be done
2. Science and Engineering
3. Vocabulary
4. Storyboarding for the movie
5. Research Design
6. Create Experiments

Lesson 3 and 4

  • Student teams work problem
  • Decide what they need to know for each essential question/element
  • Determine how team will answer questions
  • Work on experiments and collect data
  • Capture scientific process in video – research, experiment, data collection, analysis, graphs

Lesson 5

  • Student teams work on presentation
  • Decide order of presentation
  • Decide who will edit video
  • Add voice over if necessary
  • Review presentation with checklist
  • Practice run

Lesson 6

  • Submit video and report
  • Presentations – each Team presents (3 x 5 min)
  • Teacher completes assessment
  • Post tests and surveys are given