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3D Printing Pizza in Space!
Students will learn how NASA's scientists are exploring the possibility of 3D printing food in space. The students will evaluate various sources of protein, taking into consideration the nutritional...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Block the Rays
This is a 6th grade MEA. This MEA will ask students to work as a team to rank various fabrics to see which one is the best at blocking the sun.

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Body Systems and Homeostasis MEA with Dr....
This MEA is based on a 6th grade life science standard. Using a doctor's report, students will create a checklist and system of identifying organs and body systems affected by the patients symptoms.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Building Materials and Locations
Students will apply their knowledge of hazardous weather to determine a system to rank where to build a new school and to select the type of building materials that should be used.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Concert Venue Building Materials MEA
Students will analyze sets of data to determine what construction company proposal would be best suited for building an outdoor concert venue. Students will need to consider sound quality to the...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cooking Bonanza
Students will be asked to create a Solar Cooker for a community event. Students will receive a poster informing them of the event and important information about material, and blueprint. After...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cosmic Nose Cones
Students will design specific nose cones for a water bottle rocket. They will test them to find out and rate which one is most effective in terms of accuracy, speed, distance, and cost effectiveness....

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Family Fishing Trip MEA
Students will analyze a set of data to determine the best location for a family fishing trip based on annual and monthly weather patterns. Students will consider average number of rainy days, wind...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Feel the Heat!
This MEA is a great way to implement Florida State Standards for math and language arts. It also supports cooperative learning groups and encourages student engagement. Students will explore...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Gone with the Wind...NOT!
Students are offered a proposal to rank recommended hurricane proof buildings based on current designs and stability in hurricane season regions. This activity provides students with an open-ended,...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Help Save Atreyu!
In this activity students will analyze data about the relationship between water, temperature and relative humidity in an artificial habitat of a hermit crab. Their conclusions will lead them to...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Gifted, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Hooray for Bone Health!
Students will learn about the musculoskeletal system with a focus on the skeletal system. In addition, students will be able to incorporate the importance of bone density and ways of improving it by...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Lightyear Rockets
Students are asked to evaluate and test several rocket fin designs to determine the most effective design. After launch, the students are asked to test an additional design and also design their own...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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MEA Save Our Soccer Field
In this Model Eliciting Activity students are given data on types of materials that stop erosion from water run-off. The students are to use their problem solving skills as well as prior science...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Mucho Mulch
In this MEA students will continue to explore and discuss the problems faced when soil is weathered and eroded away. Through the activity they will explore one of many solutions to this issue. They...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Organism Classification Using a Dichotomous...
This classification MEA provides students with a science problem in which they must create a dichotomous key and classify given organisms. The main focus of this MEA is the diversity of living...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Our Magical World Vacation
Students are asked to create a map for a family about to go on a family trip to Magical World Park. All of the family members have wants that they would like the itinerary to have in order to ensure...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Out of this World Workout: Exercise in Space...
Students will learn how exercise is helping astronauts decrease bone and muscle loss during extended stays in micro-gravity. They will be asked to design an exercise program that utilizes both...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Paper Route Logic
The main problem students will need to solve is helping Lily Rae Wridenhoud find a route that will afford her the quickest time, least distance and highest customer satisfaction rating. Students will...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Parachutes For Sale
The students will be asked to help a company choose a design to market for their new business. The company gives students four prototypes to begin with, but asks the students to create one of their...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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