Engineering Prosthetic Tails FREE Lesson Plan for Middle School



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I love finding fun STEM activities for my older students to get them excited about the STEM field and experiment with different types of science activities.

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We are loving the free lesson plans and unit studies from Engineering is Elementary. This engineering curriculum is geared for grades 6-8 and will help your students tackle real world engineering problems by engineering, designing and creating a solution. This unit study covers the engineering field of biomechanical engineering. There are 8 different 1 hour activities that will teach your students about the story of Winter the dolphin and her prosthetic tail. Their final challenge will be to construct a prosthetic model for a fish as well as designing an exhibit for visitors to see. There is a video to watch, an educator guide and a materials list as well as 8 free downloadable lessons.

You can grab this free engineering prosthetic tails lesson plan HERE.

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Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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