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  1. Design of a Green Roof

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    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.

  2. Designing Safer Roadways

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    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.

  3. Save the Wolf (Simple Machines)

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This grade 3 design lesson introduces simple machines and challenges students to use simple machines to create a device to capture a wolf.

  4. Save the Wolf (Simple Machines)

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This grade 3 design lesson introduces simple machines and challenges students to use simple machines to create a device to capture a wolf.

  5. Earthen Dam Design Task

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This grade 3 design task focuses on earth materials and the construction of an earthen dam.

  6. Earthen Dam Design Task

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This grade 3 design task focuses on earth materials and the construction of an earthen dam.

  7. Water Canal Design Task

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  8. Designing Safer Roadways Support Materials

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    These materials are intended to support the Designing Safer Roadways design task. The materials include videos of successful and unsuccessful trials as well as a PowerPoint slide that illustrates the roadway zones.

  9. Short version-SLED Unit Plan Template 2014

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    The short version of the SLED Unit Plan Template for 2014-15.

  10. Long version-SLED Unit Plan Template 2014

    03 Jun 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    The long version of the SLED Unit Plan Template for 2014-15.

  11. SLED Perspectives Spring 2014

    27 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    The volume 3, number 2 issue of the SLED Perspectives newsletter.

  12. SLED AACTE 2014 Presentation

    03 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    Slides from SLED presentation at the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) 2014 annual conference March 2, 2014, in Indianapolis, IN.

  13. Reflection Upload Guide 2015

    14 Oct 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This short guide explains how to upload your teacher reflections.

  14. SLED Perspectives Newsletter Fall 2013

    08 Oct 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This is the fall 2013 edition of the SLED Perspectives newsletter with news and updates from the project and project participants.

  15. SLED Photo or Video Release Form

    30 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This is a release form that can be used to obtain permission to use photos or video for SLED promotional or instructional purposes. It is NOT intended for permission for use of photos or video for research purposes.

  16. SLED 2013 Summer Institute Animated Slide Show

    21 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This animated slide show features a photo montage from the 2013 SLED Summer Institute.

  17. Teaming - cooperative learning presentation

    13 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This is a powerpoint set of slides of teaming and cooperative learning techniques

  18. Electricity PowerPoint for Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    These PowerPoint slides accompany the Light Just Right design lesson.

  19. Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  20. SLED Unit Implementation Plan Rubric 2013-14 2014-15

    12 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This rubric will be used to assess teachers' unit implementation plans for the SLED project.