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Skill Sharpeners Steam Grade 6 (Pack of 6)

Skill Sharpeners Steam Grade 6 (Pack of 6)

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Engage children in solving real-world problems with Skill Sharpeners: STEAM. STEAM is an approach to project-based learning that uses science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics to engage children in empathizing, thinking critically, collaborating, and coming up with solutions to solve real-world problems. Skill Sharpeners: STEAM is where creativity meets academics. Each unit includes a fun hands-on STEAM project that encourages children to enjoy the journey of creating and sharing his or her solution to help create a better world. Skill Sharpeners: STEAM activity books for grade 6 are organized around 9 real-world topics related to the environment, the Earth, people and cultures, and social and emotional learning. Topics include themes such as: • Misinformation STEAM task: Plan and record a podcast episode. • No Transportation STEAM task: Create an instructional manual that tells how to revamp an old bicycle. • Handwashing STEAM task: Create an original game to help children learn effective handwashing and record people playing the game. • Bullying STEAM task: Plan and record a training video of a scripted scene to show how SEL can help students resolve conflicts. • Nowhere to Skate STEAM task: Design and construct a 3-D model of a skate park. Each unit includes a grade-appropriate story or nonfiction reading article, a STEAM task to solve, and activities that provide an integrated approach to learning: • Science: important concepts and vocabulary related to the unit's theme • Technology: models about how technology is applied in the real world • Engineering: examples of engineering solutions in the world • Art: creative solutions through art projects • Math: math operations to figure out solutions Plus, each title includes a: • Career spotlight that highlights specific careers related to the topic • Supply list for each STEAM task • Bonus STEAM puzzle • Certificate of completion • Answer key Bonus feature: Each book includes a downloadable Teaching Guide for using this series in a classroom or homeschool. The Teaching Guide provides instructional support, extension activities, and a sample pacing plan and template. Skill Sharpeners: STEAM creates entertaining and fun activities that get children thinking and learning without even realizing it.
Product Type: Cross-Curriculum Resources
Recommended Grade: Grade 6
Recommended Age: 11 Years
Alternative Part Numbers: 9781645140856,EME9336


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