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1 How Engineering is Elementary units link to the Indiana State Science Standards EiE teaches engineering content and links to science content, but does not teach science content. This resource should be used to find which EiE units we suggest will integrate best with the science topics taught in your state at each grade level. EiE also integrates with language arts, math, and social studies content so it is important look comprehensively at curriculum within grade levels to determine the EiE unit that integrates best. Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE K Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Observe, manipulate, sort and generate questions about objects and their physical properties. A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls experiment. (K.1.2) Page 1

2 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators Different materials have different properties. (K.1.1.) Observe, record, and recognize patterns and generate questions about night and day and the seasons. Observe living organisms, compare and contrast their characteristics, and ask questions about them. The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators Different materials have different properties. Flowers have specific structures, or parts, with specific functions. (K.3.1., K3.3) Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages and bark) with different functions. (K.3.1, K.3.3) Page 2

3 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE 1 Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Describe objects in terms of the materials that compose them and in terms of their physical properties. A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process Solids retain their shape when moved. (1.1.2) Liquids take the shape of the container in which they are being held. (1.1.2) Observe, describe and ask questions about soil components and properties. A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls Earth materials have a variety of properties, including color and texture (or particle size). (1.2.1, 1.2.3) Earth materials have different properties when they are dry and when they are wet. (1.2.1, 1.2.3) experiment. Observe, describe and ask questions about living things and their relationships to their environments. Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes Animals and plants have different body parts or structures that serve particular functions, such as locomotion, navigation, feeding, drinking, protection, etc. (1.3.1) needs. theories. Page 3

4 and their relationships to their environments. Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages The requirements for growth of a plant include air, water, sunlight, and nutrients. (1.3.3) bark) with different functions. Determine properties of natural and manmade materials and their most important uses. Page 4

5 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE 2 Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Observe and describe that the properties of materials can change, but not all materials respond in the same way to the same action. A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process Solids and liquids can be combined to create a mixture. (2.1.2) Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters Water can exist in solid, liquid, and vapor forms. (2.1.1) others. Observe and describe the motion of an object and how it changes when a force is applied to it. To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges of the change depends on the strength of the push or pull. (2.1.6) weaknesses. Page 5

6 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills Wind is moving air. Wind pushes on objects and interacts with them. (2.1.6) Day to day and over the seasons, observe, measure, record and recognize patterns and ask questions about features of weather. Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills Wind is moving air. (2.2.1, 2.2.2) The energy of the wind can be harnessed to do work. (2.2.1) Investigate how the position of the sun and moon and the shape of the moon change in observable patterns. Observe, ask questions about and describe how organisms change their forms and behaviors during their life cycles. The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators Describe how technologies have been developed to meet human needs. All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce how technologies have been developed to meet human needs as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Page 6

7 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE 3 Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Observe and describe how sound is produced by vibrations. Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds Sounds have various properties, including volume and pitch. (3.1.2, 3.1.3) Sounds are vibrations traveling through matter. (3.1.2, 3.1.3) Sounds are produced by vibrating objects. (3.1.2, 3.1.3) Changing the size (length, thickness) and tension of a vibrating object (string) affects the pitch of the sound produced. (3.1.2, 3.1.3) Properties of sound include pitch, volume, and duration. (3.1.2, 3.1.3) Observe and describe how light travels from point to point. Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems Light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object or travels from one medium to another. (3.1.4) Objects can transmit, reflect, refract, and/or absorb light. (3.1.5) reflection. decreases. Observe, describe and identify rocks and minerals by their specific properties. Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact they were formed in very different ways. (3.2.1, 3.2.2) (morphed) by extreme pressure and heat. Rocks are a natural resource. (3.2.6) Different materials have different properties. (3.2.1, 3.2.2) Page 7

8 specific properties. Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls experiment. There are many different uses of earth materials. (3.2.6) Observe and describe how natural materials meet the needs of plants and animals (including humans). Observe, describe and ask questions about plant growth and development. Define a real world problem and list criteria for a successful solution. Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier Plants have different parts (which may include roots, stems, leaves, flowers, pods, and bark) with different functions. (3.3.1) There are several types of simple machines. (3.4.2) move a load. (3.4.2) travel to reach that location increases, and vice versa. Page 8

9 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE 4 Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Provide evidence that heat and eletricity are forms of energy. Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens thermal insulators and thermal conductors). Heat is one form of energy. Energy can be transferred from one object or material to another. (4.1.2) Design and assemble electric circuits that provide a means of transferring energy from one form or place to another. An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits A switch can be used to control when a circuit is closed (complete) and open (incomplete). (4.1.3) heat, motion, and sound. (4.1.5) other resistor in between. Observe, investigate and give ecamples of ways that the shape of land changes over time. A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape easily through other materials (insulators). (4.1.4) bedrock) can vary in thickness. depending on the specific site. Page 9

10 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE Describe how the supply of natural resources is limited and investigate ways that humans protect and harm the environment. Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact were formed in very different ways. (morphed) by extreme pressure and heat. A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls experiment. Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters Some contaminants are natural and others are artificial (human-introduced) (4.2.6) others. Page 10

11 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens Energy is a resource. (4.2.4) thermal insulators and thermal conductors). Observe, describe and ask questions about structures of organisms and how they affect their growth and survival. Design a moving system and measure its motion. The Atrraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems effects. subsystem is not working. magnetic field. Page 11

12 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes atmosphere. asteroids, and comets. temperature range, atmosphere, and surface composition. Sun. theories. Some objects create more air resistance (drag) than others and fall more slowly due to differences in shape, material, and size. (4.4.2) To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges The position and motion of an object can be changed by a push or a pull. The size of the change depends on the strength of the push or pull. (4.4.3) weaknesses. Page 12

13 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE 5 Nature of Science All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the nature of science as outlined in the Indiana science standards. The Design Process All EiE units apply All EiE units reinforce the design process as outlined in the Indiana science standards. Describe the weight and volume and measure the weight and volume of various objects. Demonstrate that mass is conserved even when a substance has undergone a change in its state. Observe, describe and ask questions about patterns in the sun-moon-earth system. A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes atmosphere. The Earth is part of our Solar System, which includes the Sun, planets, many moons, asteroids, and comets. (5.2.1) temperature range, atmosphere, and surface composition. All planets in our Solar System orbit the Sun, and the Earth is the third planet from the Sun. (5.2.1) theories. differences in shape, material, and size. Page 13

14 Grade Level IN State Standard Relevant EiE Observe, describe A Slick Solution: and ask questions Cleaning an Oil Spill about how changes in one part of an ecosystem create changes in other parts of the ecosystem. bacteria) and the physical environment in which they live. The organisms in an ecosystem are dependent on one another, as well as on their physical environment, for survival. (5.3.1) In an ecosystem, there is a food web that consists of producers, consumers, and decomposers. (5.3.1) Design a prototype that replaces a function of a human body part. No Bones About It: Designing Knee Braces The human body includes systems such as the muscular and skeletal systems Page 14

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