STEM Engineering Challenge: Build A Wildlife Bridge. Students will learn about how wildlife crossings are saving animals’ lives and protecting drivers. Students will design a wildlife bridge using Design Thinking and engineering skills to help the animals cross the highway. A two-page informational text passage on wildlife crossings is included.
- Lesson Plan
- Two-page informational text article
- Follow-up pages
- Claim Evidence Reasoning page
- Answer Keys
Students will learn about criteria and constraints and practice engineering skills in this great environmental STEM integrated lesson.
Great for Middle School and Upper Elementary STEM activities.
3-5-ETS1-1. Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
NGSS MS-ETS1-1 Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions