NGSS & Common Core Projects:

Grades 3-5

Build creative confidence and technical literacy, while meeting state and national academic standards. Every activity kit includes illustrated instructions, age-appropriate readings, and kid-led discoveries. Projects can also be extended to enrich any NGSS or Common Core lesson plan.

Child experimenting with a common core chemistry kit for 3rd to 5th graders.

Drawbot Classroom Pack

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Robot Crawler Classroom Pack

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Automaton Classroom Pack

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Mechanical Claw Classroom Pack

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Hydraulic Claw

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Walking Robot

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Bottle Rocket

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Color-Mixing LED Crystal

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Paper Circuits

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Pulley Crane

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Vortex Cannon

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Arcade Catapult

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Drawbot Classroom Pack

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NGSS

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Speaking & Listening

English Language Arts > Writing

Robot Crawler Classroom Pack

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Energy

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Speaking & Listening

English Language Arts > Writing

Automaton Classroom Pack

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NGSS

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Speaking & Listening

English Language Arts > Writing

Mechanical Claw Classroom Pack

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Speaking & Listening

English Language Arts > Writing

NGSS

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

Hydraulic Claw

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

Walking Robot

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Energy

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

Planetarium

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Earth’s Systems

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

Math > Measurement & Data

Bottle Rocket

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NGSS

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Color-Mixing LED Crystal

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Energy

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Paper Circuits

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NGSS

Energy

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Pulley Crane

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NGSS

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Mathematics > Ratios & Proportional Relationships

Vortex Cannon

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NGSS

Engineering Design

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Arcade Catapult

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NGSS

Energy

Common Core

English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

English Language Arts > Science & Technical Subjects

Mathematics > Number & Operations in Base Ten

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