Content Area: Engineering


Be the Bird, Build a Nest!

In this lesson, children will read the book, Mama Built a Little Nest, by Jennifer Ward and use their own engineering skills with loose parts to create a nest to hold their egg.

Not a Box!

To be a child again and rediscover the joy of a simple box? This lesson represents STEM creativity at its finest!

Designing Bridges

In this lesson, children will use a variety of open-ended materials to create engineering designs of bridges and then construct and test their designs.


In this lesson, the children will observe different HEXBUGS to predict how they might move through a block maze.

Paper Airplanes

In this lesson, children will plan, create and test paper airplanes using an engineering-design inquiry process