Science & Nature

Summer Engineering Camp 1 (3 Days)

In this 3-day camp your learner will engage in three different engineering projects.
Maria Ramirez, M.A. Elementary Education
249 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class

45 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 1 week

5-9

year olds

3-6

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Jul 4

Jul 4 - Jul 6 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We
11pm - 11:45pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn how to identify a problem and create a solution.  Students will learn the five steps of the engineering design process: 
1. Ask: What is the problem or question?
2. Imagine: What are some solutions?
3. Plan: Draw a couple of different diagrams
4. Create: Choose a plan and create something 
5. Test: Did it solve your problem or question?
6. Improve: Make updates and changes 
7. Share: Share your work 
I have been teaching and guiding students through the Engineering and Design process for many years. I am always intrigued to watch as students plan and create to solve problems. 
Class Materials:
Provided by teacher:  Activity sheets - needs to be printed for class
Provided by student: paper and pencil, materials for engineering project-For example: scissors, glue, tape, string, yarn, Popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, paper, clay/play-dough, cardboard, straws, rubber bands, etc. I suggest finding recyclable or reusable materials that you already have for the projects. 
During every class, I will observe each student's thoughts and ideas during discussions to see if they demonstrate understanding. I will also be observing their understanding of the engineering design process. I will be looking to see how they followed the steps and incorporated them into their project.
2 hours 15 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
If your learner chooses, they may need/use scissors during the creating/building time.  

Teacher

Maria Ramirez, M.A. Elementary Education
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Lives in the United States
Elementary Teacher
249 total reviews
209 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Maria Ramirez. I have a masters degree in elementary education from Simmons University. I hold a Massachusetts teaching license for grades 1-6. I have been teaching children for over 16 years in charter, public, private, online... 
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