Inside this resource are highly engaging, digital engineering design science activities. Included are 6 captivating lessons with audio lessons in a stunning presentation that address NGSS Engineering Design as well as science and engineering practices for 2nd and 3rd grade science.
The lessons are presented in a vividly detailed teaching presentation, followed by digital journal activities, interactive centers, discussion questions, and a quiz in two formats after each lesson. The narrated lesson slides make it easy to differentiate for all of your readers and enable students to listen and learn independently.
*PLEASE NOTE: This resource is a digital companion to the printable Engineering Design unit. It is a digital version of the teaching slides and student activities only. It is not the complete Engineering Design unit and does not include the lesson plans, printable materials, science experiments, labs or teacher binder.
Engineering Design Digital Science Activities:
- 6-Lesson narrated Google Slide presentation, each lesson with 10-20 slides.
- 6 Interactive journal activities
- 12 Quick check quizzes in multiple choice and fill in the blank formats
- Differentiated unit test and answer keys for all assessments
- 3 Interactive science & engineering centers
Lesson 1: What is Engineering?
Lesson 2: The Engineering Design Process
Lesson 3: Engineers Use Technology
Lesson 4: Natural & Man-Made Materials
Lesson 5: Biomimicry: Engineering Inspired by Nature
Lesson 6: Designing Solutions
Included Science & Engineering Centers
- Reinforce science content as students practice math & literacy skills:
- Applying vocabulary
- Biomimicry Match
- Math & engineering word problems
All activities in this resource are on Google slides. Many have moveable pieces and cannot be uploaded to Seesaw as the moveable pieces do not transfer. The download is a PDF with links to the 30 included resources, plus directions for how to use and assign them in Google Classroom. When you click each link, it will ask you to save a copy to your own Google Drive.
Please see the preview for details and pictures of all resources included in this unit.
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