Dead Bodies and Danger: STEAMing into Critical Thinking

Dead Bodies & Danger

Roadkill is a phenomena to engage every student. Teachers integrate STEM and English, challenging students to design, build, and sell a wildlife crossing to City Council.


  • Innovative instructional sequences rooted in an everyday phenomena students care about.

  • Lessons that integrate science skills, critical reading and writing, and meaningful design practices.

  • Grade-appropriate resources (data, images, texts, community partners) for engaging students, regardless of culture or background.