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Becoming Scientists: Engineering/Design – Culverts

Topics: Culverts Engineering Fish Scientific Process

Skills: Modeling Using tools

Grade Levels: Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12

Resource Types: Kits

Settings: Indoors

This lesson uses modeling as a method for problem solving and a tool for understanding scientific principles. Evaluation, collaboration and redesigning of models will further develop student science literacy skills. The problem based learning and modeling implemented in this lesson can be applied to any content area. This lesson will focus on human and natural interactions utilizing culvert design as an engineering challenge.

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Becoming Scientists- Engineering and Design Lesson Plan

Supporting Materials:

Student Guide Worksheet – Culvert Modeling

Credit: Science Institute for Educators 2013-2014

Item ID: SIE1314
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