Engineering Design

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Using the Science A-Z resources below will help students develop proficiency in Disciplinary Core Ideas, engage in Science and Engineering Practices, and recognize Crosscutting Concepts as they build toward fulfilling one or more of the grades 3-5 Performance Expectations related to Engineering Design.
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Life
Earth & Space

Minerals, Rocks, and Soil


Physical

Machines


Machines - PBL Pack

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2

Design Machines - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1

A Rube Goldberg Machine - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3

FlipperBot - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3

Materials Engineer - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3
Life
Earth & Space

Outside the Solar System


NASA for Kids: Introduction to Engineering - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3

Space Products - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2
Physical

Force and Motion


Force and Motion - PBL Pack

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3

Energy Resources


Solar Cooker - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-1

Electricity and Magnetism


Electromagnets - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 3-5-ETS1-3