STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - Edison Year 2

STEM Unit – Year 2

Topic:  Transport – Push/Pull

Lesson 1

 

 

 

·     Explore and sort different types of transport and their uses

Lesson 2

 

 

 

·     How does it move?

·     Play with and explore how different transport toys move (eg: push, pull, battery etc)

Lesson 3

 

 

 

·     Investigating friction and gravity on different kinds of transport

Lesson 4

 

 

 

·     Introduce the Edison

·     Experiment with following the black lines

 

Lesson 5

 

 

 

·     Experiment with using coding to move Edison around a course

Lesson 6

 

 

 

·     Discuss transport problem

·     Problem:  Design an autonomous vehicle that can transport goods from one point to another in  as close to 60 seconds

Lesson 7

 

 

·     Design a course for your autonomous vehicle to go on.

Lesson 8

·     Test autonomous vehicles on courses and record closest time to 60 seconds to transport goods.