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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
a series of activities where the students put inventions from the decades in order of importance and explain their reasoning.
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
Find multi-disciplinary student activities from the U.S. Department of Energy. Activities provided include The Energy Times, Going for a Spin: Making...
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  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
In this activity, students will invent a solution for a specific problem. They will be challenged to follow the invention process to create a way to...
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
This teacher guide from the U.S. Department of Energy provides extensive background information on transportation fuels to help your students learn...
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  • Social Studies
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
This activity allows students to become familiar with the final steps in inventing. Students will learn about the procedures of patenting a product...
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  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
In grades K-2, children learn to use certain simple and compound tools and they begin to understand that these tools help them complete tasks more...
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  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
Students will learn how ideas for inventions are formed. Students will discover a need for an invention by analyzing problems in their own life and...
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  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
To invent something a person must look backwards and forwards. One must carefully analyze the problem behind them and then come up with a solution in...
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  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
Activity 5 allows students to invent a solution to their problem. They will be challenged to independently follow the invention process to make a new...
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  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Get students interested in invention and spark their curiosity about creating new things by sharing a few invention stories with them. Discovering...