Waves (Grades 3-5)

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Grade levels: 3, 4, 5

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Waves, Tsunami

Related Standards : NGSS.4.ESS3.2, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.3, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.2, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.1, NGSS.4.PS4.1, CCSS.Math.Content.4.G.A.1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP.4

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study students will analyze the properties of waves as they interact with other objects. Students will design, build, and test a structure designed to withstand the force of a tsunami wave. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Sarah Dalisky