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  1. Summer 2013 SLED Unit Plan Template

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

    This is the template teachers should use during the 2013 SLED Summer Institute to prepare their lesson implementation plans.

  2. Drink Pouch

    11 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This 3rd grade design activity is focused on creating a drink pouch that can keep a drink cool in the hot sun.

  3. Drink Pouch

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

    This 3rd grade design activity is focused on creating a drink pouch that can keep a drink cool in the hot sun.

  4. Slow Boat PowerPoint

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

    The PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Slow Boat design task at the 2013 Summer Institute.

  5. Slow Boat

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

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

  6. Whirligigs PowerPoint

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

    PowerPoint slides for Whirligig activity on day 1 of the 2013 SLED Summer Institute.

  7. Introduction to Engineering Design

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

    PowerPoint slides on engineering design from day 1 of the 2013 SLED Summer Institute.

  8. Circuits PowerPoint

    10 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    PowerPoint slides to accompany the Design of a Door Alarm task.

  9. Design of a Door Alarm

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  10. Sound Lesson PowerPoint

    10 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    PowerPoint slides to accompany the Designing Musical Instruments for a Rock Band lesson.

  11. Design of Musical Instruments for a Rock Band

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This grade 3 design task helps students to learn about sound by designing a stringed musical instrument.

  12. Design of Musical Instruments for a Rock Band

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This grade 3 design task helps students to learn about sound by designing a stringed musical instrument.

  13. Sound Absorption

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    This grade 3 lesson plan focuses on a design task to create a wall to absorb sound.

  14. Sound Absorption

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This grade 3 lesson plan focuses on a design task to create a wall to absorb sound.

  15. Exploring Whirligigs

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nancy Irene Tyrie

    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...

  16. Exploring Whirligigs

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    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...

  17. Lifeguard Chair

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This lesson, for grades 3-6, involves an introductory design activity to build a lifeguard chair from note cards and tape. It is an adaptation of a design lesson introduced by Engineering is Elementary called “Tower Power.”

  18. Summer Institute Welcome 2013

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

    This is the introductory PowerPoint presentation for the 2013 SLED Summer Institute in PDF format.

  19. Perspectives on the SLED Project

    05 Jun 2013 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This video provides perspectives on the SLED project from members of the leadership team and participating teachers.

  20. SLED 2012 Summer Institute Video

    05 Jun 2013 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    This video provides a brief overview of the SLED Summer Institute, with scenes from the 2012 Summer Institute, and includes comments about the value of the institute from several of the participating teachers.