1st Wonderful Wednesday

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 Legos or K’Nex?

Agenda:

  1. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  2. CHALLENGE: What can you build with Legos or K’Nex?

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 plastic cups, straws, and markers?

Agenda:

  1. Denver Maker Faire
  2. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  3. CHALLENGE: What can you build plastic cups, straws, and markers?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 7: Assembly


Wonderful Wednesday DAY 6:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: How tall can you make a tower using marshmallows and spaghetti?

Agenda:

  1. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  2. CHALLENGE: How tall can you make a tower using marshmallows and spaghetti?

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. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  2. 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: How high can you build a tower with straws and rubber bands?

Agenda:

  1. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  2. How high can you build a tower with straws and rubber bands?

Wonderful Wednesday DAY 3:

Goal: We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects — CHALLENGE: What can you build with play-do & plastic easter eggs?

Agenda:

  1. We will be engineers in the class by planning, designing, & building new things using everyday objects
  2. What can you build with play-do & plastic easter eggs?

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. Rosie Revere, Engineer — 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)