Thinking Engineering

by: Stu Martin, Janet Sharp, and Loren Zachary

Two university educators and a sixth-grade teacher collaborated to create and implement a five-day engineering unit that incorporated both mathematics and science concepts and hands-on learning. In this series of engineering activities, students test the strength of various materials and structures. In addition to learning science concepts and vocabulary, students practiced their measuring and mathematical skills.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_04_18Volume 041Issue 04

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