Integrating STEM through Project-Based Learning
Imagine your students collaborating and problem-solving how to build the very best community on Mars. Imagine their curiosity flourishing as they consider ideas and challenges. Now imagine you have the resources to create these experiences — with Imagine Mars, a Web-delivered project that motivates students to engage with STEM, hone their 21st century skills, and become confident, passionate science learners.
- Grades 3-8
- STEM | Title I
Build 21st century skills
Give your students practice and let them experience success in critical 21st century skills like communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving through this project-based learning approach. Get all the resources you need to lead a project, including a comprehensive teachers' guide.
Create cross-curricular connections with science, technology, engineering and math in engaging lessons, collaborative activities and journal assignments. Provide students with authentic projects and hands-on, experiential learning to solve a problem that is relevant to them.
Simplify implementation and walk students through five critical steps that each build on the next: Reflect, Imagine, Discover, Create and Share. More than a curriculum, Imagine Mars provides teachers with a process that motivates students to authentically solve problems.
Imagine Mars guides students through five steps, each laying the foundation for the next.1. Reflect
- Explore what they know about communities
- Recall prior knowledge to encourage their creative thinking
- Imagine life on Mars
- Identify areas of interest to explore
- Research how Mars is different than Earth
- Use factual data to answer specific questions
- Create a model Mars community
- Apply information gathered to model a solution
- Present their project to peers and family
- Communicate accomplishments and acquired knowledge
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