Date: Tuesday, June 18. 2019

Location: South Fayette Intermediate School

Grades: K-3 

Facilitator:Melissa Unger, K-2 STEAM Facilitator, South Fayette

If you are looking for low-tech, high-impact STEAM activities to use with your elementary students, this is the session for you! Join us for a day of Making as participants take part in a variety of building and design challenges appropriate for a variety of subject areas. You will learn how to introduce elementary classrooms to the Engineering Design Process as you build your own robot, create a cardboard arcade, explore chain reactions create 3D storybooks, and more! All projects will use recycled materials or items commonly found at the dollar store.

Takeaways:

  • Gain an understanding of the Engineering Design Process and how to implement it in the classroom

  • Learn about the tools and materials necessary to build and maintain a STEAM space

  • Leave with a variety of easy-to-implement STEAM activities that can be adjusted to students’ interests and grade level

Session 101: Low-Tech, High-Impact STEAM Activities for Elementary Students