Below are some of the lesson plans Kent ISD is creating to help support teachers in promoting STEM to all students.  Please contact one of the STEM consultants listed in the left pane for assistance in accessing these free lessons for Kent County students of all ages. 

S.T.E.M. Science Technology Engineering Mathematics Lesson Plans 

Key: LE = Lower Elementary UE= Upper Elementary, MS = Middle School, HS = High School WIP = Work in Progress, Future = Identified as a future topic

Mathematics Practices Key: 

MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

MP2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

MP3 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of Others.

MP4 Model with mathematics.

MP5 Use appropriate tools strategically.

MP6 Attend to precision.

MP7 Look for and make use of structure.

MP8 Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

 

 Lesson List

Industry Application

Lesson Description

Grade Levels
Standards

Mathematic
Practice

Availability

Computer Science

STEM KISD Recursive Logic and Thinking

HS

MP2 MP4 MP8

Available

Project Management

STEM KISD Project Management Gantt Charts

HS

 

Available

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - Electric Motors

HS

MP6

Available

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - RPM to MPH

HS

MP6

Available

Mechanical Engineering

STEM KISD Sheet Metal

HS

MP6

Future

Data Management

STEM KISD Data Management Weather Buoy

HS

 

Future

Electrical Engineering

STEM KISD Telecommunication Design - GIS Fiber Optic Layout

HS

 

Future

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - Basic Wiring

HS

 

Future

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - Physics - Mechanical

HS

 

Future

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - Physics - Energy

HS

 

Future

Civil Engineering

STEM KISD Civil Eng Contaminated Area HS

HS

 

WIP

Architecture

STEM KISD Archtecture and Alternative Energy Heat Loss

HS

 

WIP

Mechanical Engineering

STEM KISD Electrathon Car Power Tranmission

HS

 

WIP

Electrical Engineering

STEM KISD Electrathon Car Power Curves

HS

 

WIP

Mechanical Engineering

STEM KISD Bend Factor

HS

 

WIP

Computer Science

STEM KISD Coding HS

HS

 

Future

Civil Engineering

STEM KISD Urban Planning CAD

HS

 

WIP

Mechanical Engineering

STEM KISD Applied Mechanics

LE

MP4 MP6

Available

Industrial Design

STEM KISD Visual Design

LE

MP4 MP6

Available

Computer Science

STEM KISD Coding LE

LE

MP4 MP8

WIP

Engineering Design

STEM KISD Measurement iPad App

LE

MP6

WIP

Architecture

STEM KISD Architecture MineSweep

LE

MP5

WIP

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Balance Bike Design Project Part 1

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Balance Bike Design Project Part 2

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Car Design - Part 1 Sketching

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Car Design Project Part 2

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Biomimicry Engineering Design

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

3D Modeling

STEM KISD 123D Mold Design Project

LE UE MS HS

MP4 MP6

Available

Civil Engineering

STEM KISD Civil Eng Contaminated Area MS

MS

MP1

WIP

Computer Science

STEM KISD Coding MS

MS

MP7

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Six Cool, Easy Things You Can Do in Google Earth

MS HS

MP6

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Measuring Areas and Distance in Google Earth

MS HS

MP6

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Enrichment Activity using Google Earth

MS HS

MP6

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Coding: First App – Away from Home

MS HS

MP7 MP8

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Coding: App – You are facing

MS HS

MP7 MP8

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Coding: Enrichment Activity - Coding

MS HS

MP7 MP8

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Reading Maps - Understanding Map Types and Symbols

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Reading Maps - Thematic Maps

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Reading Maps - Enrichment Activity – Reading Maps

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Map Projection - Understanding Projection

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Map Projection - Calculating Distance using Latitude and Longitude

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Map Projection - Enrichment Activity – Map Projection

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Orienteering and Drawing Maps - Using a Compass

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Orienteering and Drawing Maps - Absolute Location

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Orienteering and Drawing Maps - Enrichment Activity

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Forest to Fuels - Satellite Images and Classification

MS HS

 

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Forest to Fuels - Logistics – Computer Simulation

MS HS

 

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Forest to Fuels - Mapping Solutions

MS HS

 

Future

GIS - Civil Engineering

Forest to Fuels - Enrichment Activity – Forest to Fuels

MS HS

 

Future

Industrial Design

STEM KISD Sculpture

MS HS

 

Future

Industrial Design

STEM KISD 123D Creature

MS HS

 

Future

Architecture

STEM KISD Archtecture 1

MS HS

 

WIP

Mechanical Engineering

STEM KISD Parametric Design

MS HS

 

WIP

Mech and Electrical Eng

Electrathon Car - Acceleration and Deceleration Calculations

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity- Getting Started

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity - Terraforming

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity - Making Money

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity - Big City

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity - Rush Hour

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Urban Modeling SIMCity- Enrichment Activity – Urban Modeling

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Geographic Information Systems

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Geographic Information Systems

MS HS

 

WIP

GIS - Civil Engineering

Geographic Information Systems

MS HS

 

WIP

Architecture

STEM KISD Archtecture 2

MS HS

 

WIP

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking Professional Development Main Topic

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Sustainable Manufacturing Process

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Design Thinking

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Free CAD Software

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking 2D CAD

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Geometry and CAD

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Building lessons from Industry practices

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD What is STEM

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Why use STEM

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD How to Use STEM

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Prof. Dev.

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD Introduction Video

Prof. Dev.

 

Available

Civil Engineering

STEM KISD Civil Eng Contaminated Area UE

UE

 

WIP

Civil Engineering AltE

STEM KISD BioFuel Feasibility UE

UE

 

WIP

Design Relationships

STEM KISD Drawing Parallel Lines

UE 4th grade

MP4 

Available

Design Relationships

STEM KISD Drawing Perpendicular Lines

UE 4th grade

MP4

Available

Design Relationships

STEM KISD 2D Design Tangencies

UE 4th grade

MP4 

WIP

Computer Science

STEM KISD Coding UL

UE

 

WIP

Civil Engineering

STEM KISD Urban Planning SimCity

UE

 

WIP

Engineering Design

STEM KISD 3D Printing

UE MS HS

 

Future

aerospace engineer

STEM KISD (HS) Build A Wing

HS

MP2 MP3

Available

engineering

STEM KISD (LE) Transportation

LE

MP4

Available

mechanical engineering

STEM KISD (US) Springs

UE

MP4 MP1

Available

engineering

STEM KISD (UE) Transportation

UE

MP2

Available

physics

STEM KISD (HS) Weight and Balance

HS

MP2

Available

chemistry

STEM KISD (HS) Chemistry of Corrosion

HS

MP1 MP6

Available

trigonometry

STEM KISD (HS) Geometry of Collision Avoidance

HS

MP4

Available

algebra

STEM KISD (HS) Autopilot Motors

HS

MP3

Available

earth science

STEM KISD (LE) Weather

LE

 

Available

chemistry

STEM KISD (HS) Design-a-battery

HS

MP5

Available

algebra

STEM KISD (HS) Design a Relay

HS

MP1

Available

PD

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD- Human Factors in Design

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD- Transportation Engineering

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD STEM Thinking PD- It's Your Turn

PD

 

Available

science

STEM KISD (UE) Weight and Balance

UE

MP6

Available

PD

STEM KISD Electrical Requirements for LED Lights in Airplanes

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD 21st Century Aerospace- A Personal View

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD Employability Skills

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD TECH Talk: STEM in Flight PD 1

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD TECH Talk: STEM in Flight PD 2

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD TECH Talk: STEM in Flight The Future of Aviation

PD

 

Available

PD

STEM KISD TECH Talk: STEM in Flight "Why Do I Need To Know That Anyway?"

PD

 

Available

engineering

STEM KISD UE Human Factors in Engineering

UE

MP3 MP6 MP1

Available

engineering

resistance lesson plan

MS

MP4 MP2

Available

 

mathematical vectors for 4 forces of flight

HS

 

 

 

logic lesson on binary

HS MS

MP4

 

mechanical engineering

algebra of hardware installation- torque extensions

HS MS

 

WIP

law

ELA lesson on reading FAR's

HS MS

 

Future

electrical engineering

reading a wiring diagram

UE MS HS

 

Future

  

 

For more information:

Rick Mushing
STEM Consultant
rickmushing@kentisd.org  
616-365-2326

Ebiri Nkugba
STEM Consultant
ebirinkugba@kentisd.org 
616-365-2354

 

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