Grades 3-5 Maker Unit

Maker Challenge

Directions


  1. Select your group of 2-3 people. You may work alone if you feel it is needed.


  1. Select a team name. Come up with norms for how your team will work.

Norms are how you will work, how you will make decisions, how you will speak to each other.


  1. Decide on specialties

  • photographer: takes pictures all along during the Challenge

  • materials: gathers the materials and ensures everything is neat and in order

  • communications: makes sure all notes are complete and that Mrs. P is informed


  1. Select a Maker Challenge (remember your norms!)


  1. Use the design thinking model below to begin and continue your process.


                                    

Step 1 Arrow, Black, Silhouette     Step 2 Arrow, Black, Silhouette         Step 3 Arrow, Black, Silhouette       Step 4 Arrow, Black, Silhouette Step 5

Imagine         Plan                 Create                    Test                 Adjust

                                                 

                                                  Test and adjust repeats as necessary.



Use your thinking form while you do the steps above.




Challenge Timeline

week 1: form teams, select name, create norms, view the model challenge


week 2: select challenge, begin design process, submit materials request


HW: research using the resources page


week 3: begin build, test, adjust, reflect


HW: research and adjust plans


week 4: continue build, test, adjust, reflect, complete build


HW: complete reflection form on Edmodo


week 5: create presentation, load presentation to Edmodo


HW: invite parents to Maker Museum


week 6: Maker Museum and share





Below you will find the thinking form used in planning and creating.

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Nancy Penchev,
Sep 30, 2015, 6:21 AM
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Nancy Penchev,
May 17, 2016, 10:33 AM
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