1st Wonderful Wednesday (Session 2)

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 10:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: How to Make Ice Cream
  2. How pencils are made: https://youtu.be/vlptoTkE25Q
  3. How ice cream is made: https://youtu.be/P5R12zxuSvk
  4. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  5. CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 9:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. How toys are made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3oiy9eekzk
  2. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  3. CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 8:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: How Stuff Works
  2. How toys are made: https://youtu.be/w5KRawOXy4U
  3. How crayons are made: https://youtu.be/lmiRjmbnn8Q
  4. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  5. CHALLENGE: What can you build with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 7:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: Curious Constructions
  2. Most Amazing Tree Houses Video: https://youtu.be/mjmqtMn4bsM
  3. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  4. CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 6:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: Triumphs of Engineering
  2. Bridge Video: https://youtu.be/m06HSD26DDI
  3. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  4. CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 5:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: The World’s Most Amazing Bridges
  2. Bridge Video: https://youtu.be/ZSmtH2shHjM
  3. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  4. CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 4:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Agenda:

  1. Read Aloud: 101 Inventions that Changed the World
  2. Engineer Video: https://youtu.be/D9I35Rqo04E
  3. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  4. CHALLENGE: Can you build a house with the materials on your table?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 3 (Late Start):

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects.

Agenda:

  1. Rosie Revere, Enigneer — Read Aloud
  2. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  3. What can you build with K’Nex or Legos?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 2:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects.

Agenda:

  1. What to do with a Box? (Jane Yolen) — Read Aloud
  2.  Why is it OK to fail? https://youtu.be/TcUX6eNT2j4
  3. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  4. K’Nex/Legos — building a vehicle

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 1:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects.

Agenda:

  1. Introduction to Wonderful Wednesdays — 9 weeks, 9 days
  2. Ada Twist, Scientist — Read Aloud
  3. What is an engineer? https://youtu.be/owHF9iLyxic
  4. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  5. Legos — Playground (brainstorm what items we would find on a playground; what items can we easily build with Legos)