Cubesats: Big Science in Small Packages

Grade 5 / Science / Engineering

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Lesson Objective

Design and test microsatellites

Length

9 min

Questions to Consider

  • How did Ms. Hicks and Ms. Ventura create a lesson that was both connected to the real world and accessible to fifth graders?
  • How do students use science and engineering practices in this lesson?
  • How does Ms. Ventura encourage students to learn from failures?

Next Generation Science Standards

MS_ETS 1-1, MS_ETS 1-2, MS_ETS 1-3

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Lesson Idea Cubesats: Big Science in Small Packages

Grade 5 / Science / Engineering

Cubesats: Big Science in Small Packages