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  1. Teacher Reflection: Wargel, Slow Boats, Fall 2017

    17 Jan 2018 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Karen Sue Wargel

    The slow boat activity worked well as a culminating activity for force and motion.

  2. Some thoughts on philosophy and engineering education

    06 May 2016 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alan Cheville

    I am attaching two papers I wrote that were / will be published in a small publication sponsored by an ASEE division.  They won't see more public light for quite a while so I thought it might be worth sharing them since they overlap with many of our discussions.

  3. Teacher Reflection Template for 2014-15

    11 Nov 2014 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman

    This is the SLED teacher reflection template for 2014-15.

  4. Design of a Green Roof

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Bryan Hubbard, James Daniel Lehman

    This grade 4 lesson addresses standards related to plant adaptation and response to the environment. Students are challenged to construct a model of a green roof for a house.

  5. Designing Safer Roadways

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kendra A Erk, James Daniel Lehman

    This grade 4 design task focuses on forces, motion, and transportation systems by challenging students to design a roadway that will slow and then stop vehicles from running off the road.

  6. Water Canal Design Task

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Venkatesh Merwade, James Daniel Lehman

    This grade 4 design tasks focuses on erosion and the construction of a canal to bring water to a water park.

  7. Summer Institute Reflection Jim Lehman

    19 Jun 2013 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    My reflection from the summer institute.

  8. Summer Reflection Jim Lehman

    19 Jun 2013 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This is my reflection from the 2013 summer institute.

  9. Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This 4th grade design activity focuses on electrical current and resistance. Students design a way to make a bulb light with differing brightnesses.

  10. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Bryan Hubbard, Alyssa Panitch, Tahira Reid, Kari Clase, Nancy Irene Tyrie, James Daniel Lehman

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  11. Design of a Door Alarm

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty, James Daniel Lehman, Venkatesh Merwade

    This grade 4 design task helps students learn about simple circuits by designing a door alarm.

  12. Exploring Whirligigs

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman

    This inquiry lesson, for grades 3-4, involves students conducting a fair test investigation to determine the way an object (a whirligig) falls through the air and how this fall depends on its mass, surface area, and other factors. This lesson is an adaptation of a lesson developed by...

  13. The Case of the Pilfered Pin

    29 May 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This is an inquiry activity for grades 3-4. Students must measure temperature, mass, and length in order to solve a mystery.

  14. Design Team Developed: Reasons for Seasons

    30 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    The Reasons for Seasons lesson, designed to meet 5th grade standards, addresses an important science concept involving the movements of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis.

  15. Pill Bugs' Habitat Inquiry Activity

    11 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This is an inquiry activity, aligned to grade 4-6 standards, in which students design fair test investigations to determine the habitat of pill bugs (roly polies).

  16. Teacher Reflection: Lehman, Prosthetic Leg, Fall 2012

    09 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This is Jim Lehman's reflection on the prosthetic leg activity in Fall 2012.

  17. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): David C Eichinger, James Daniel Lehman

    In this video, Professor David Eichinger discusses a model ecosystem activity that is used in Biology for Elementary Teachers and is applicable to the elementary classroom.

  18. Design Team Developed: Solar Panel

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, John Grutzner, Bryan Hubbard, Alyssa Panitch, Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This lesson plan is designed for 6th grade and covers 'Solar Panel' in the content area of Earth and Space Science. Extension activities and PowerPoint slides about solar panel are included.

  19. Design Team Developed: Conservation of Mass

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, John Grutzner, Bryan Hubbard, Alyssa Panitch, Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "conservation of mass." PowerPoint slides about 'Gas Mass & Conservation of Mass' is also included.

  20. Design Team Developed: Paper Recycling

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Senay Purzer, David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "volume and mass."