Week 1

Resources

Overview

Session 2

  1. Directions for each station

  2. Cooperative Learning Rubric

  3. Problem Solving Process Diagram

  4. Supplies Needed at Each Station:

  5. 8 books of similar size, 32 total

  6. For each of the following resources, having a variety of sizes and lengths will improve the variety of student experimentation. Teachers should use discretion and test each station to determine the optimal size and effort for students.

    • Arch station: at least 4 pieces of cardboard, cut into 1” x 11” strips

    • Beam station: at least 4 erasers or sponges with notches cut into the top (see resource website/appendix)

    • Cable station: at least 4 strands of rope/string, each about 5’ long (length may be affected by student size) and at least 4 strands of rope/string, each about 6’ long (length may be affected by student size)

    • Suspension station: at least 12 strands of string, each at least 3’ long, and perhaps longer