STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - Edison Year 9
This is a cross curricular project for year 9 students to be carried out in D&T, Science and Maths classes over a term.
Design and construct a bridge made from straws and tape that can carry the weight of an Edison. Students must keep an electronic diary of their progress of each stage of the project. This can be used during their presentation at the end of the project.
What maths and Science do we need.
Parabola’s and other relevant formulas.
Edison and coding / size and weight
D&T classes will be covering coding work with Edison.
At the end of stage 1 - students must present findings to class
At the end of stage 2 - students must submit relevant findings
At the end of stage 3 – design, sketches must be submitted
Modify/ Improve Bridge
Presentation to class, teacher and parents