ERIC Number: ED480786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
A House is a House for Me. Grades 3-5.
Rushton, Erik; Ryan, Emily; Swift, Charles
This activity provides arenas in which students can brainstorm and discuss the different types of materials used to build houses in various climates. Small models of houses are built and tested against different climates. This activity requires a 75-minute time period for completion. (Author/SOE)
Descriptors: Building Design, Climate, Creative Activities, Critical Thinking, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Education, Engineering, Environmental Influences, Experiential Learning, Hands on Science, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Student Motivation
Web site: www.prek-12engineering.org/activities/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Tufts Univ., Medford, MA.
Note: Produced by the Office for Technology and Industry Collaboration. For other activities in series, see SE 068 011-041.