Teams of learners will use design thinking strategies and the tools and resources in our portable makerspace to plan, build and test models, devices and inventions. Using a unique facilitation model, teachers will guide the inquiry process with opportunities to incorporate grade-specific learning standards in mathematics, physical and life science.

Key Concepts: Measurement; Variables; Scale; Constraints; Parameters; Mixtures; Properties of Materials; Angles; Forces; Motion; Human Body Systems; Structures and Characteristics of Living Things.

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The materials team at CU Science Discovery has found a number of reliable and inexpensive sources for the materials used for our Makerspace on Amazon that may be of value to you. If you find missing or incorrect links please contact Eric Carpenter via email, as these links will likely change over time.