STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - DRONE SPHERO Year 6

Lesson Plan for STEM Integration: Improving the School Experience for a Child in a Wheelchair

 

Lesson

Curriculum area

Digital tools

Other resources

Problems for students to solve

1

Health

iPads (camera), skype, hovercam

 

Students identifying needs of someone in a wheelchair

2

Mathematics

Edison

 

What slope (angle) can a wheelchair climb?

3

Science/Geography

EV3 or WeDo2.0 (or modified Edisons) built to represent the balance and drive of a wheelchair

 

Determine which terrains a wheelchair can easily drive on

4

Mathematics/Geography

Drone photography, iPads or laptops for grid mapping, Spheros

 

Mapping the school

-          What access support is already in place?

-          Identify obstacles

5

Mathematics

Spheros

 

Most efficient pathway that is accessible, has right terrain, avoids stairs etc

6

Science

Rain sensor – Makey makey, cause sound for alert

 

Create options of pathways based on clear weather or rain

7

Science, Maths, English

Technology as fits your created solution, ‘test subject’ in a wheelchair

 

Trouble shooting, testing products, trials

8

English, Technology,

Laptops, prezi, PowerPoint, iPad, hovercam, drone, Green screen,

 

Present or advertise the findings/products created

 

Applications/relevance/possibility

·       Video tour of new classroom or moving to high school for a child in a wheelchair or autistic child

·       Geo-located hover of drone so child receives warning if entering risk area – wheelchair or blind or sensory problems

·       QR code tour, videos, greenscreen

·       Add a MicroBit to the model for accelerometer