Teaching electricity through a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) approach offers a holistic and engaging method for students to explore the intricacies of this fundamental concept. By integrating various disciplines into the learning process, the STEM approach encourages a deeper understanding of electricity and its real-world applications, fostering critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation. This interdisciplinary framework promotes an inclusive educational experience, appealing to diverse learning styles and empowering students to make meaningful connections between abstract concepts and practical applications. The benefits of a STEM-based approach to teaching electricity extend beyond the classroom, equipping future generations with essential skills for thriving in our increasingly technology-driven world and cultivating a generation of well-rounded, inquisitive thinkers prepared to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.
Aimed at lower elementary, it incorporates explorations for each level, prompting children to have in-depth conversations based on a spiral set of explorations.
The accompanying teacher's notes/manual is carefully designed to give enough information and guidance so that teachers immediately feel comfortable presenting the fundamental concepts.
Includes experiment cards and Teacher's Manual.
Engineering Design Process Form
Look at our Science Flow Chart for Lower Elementary to see how this work fits in with the traditional Montessori curriculum.
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