It's No Problem to Invent a Solutionby: Rose M. Graca

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A kindergarten class learns about inventions, inventors, and how to be an inventor. Engaging students in learning about pencil sharpeners led to researching and developing a lesson plan designed so students could learn how inventions are solutions to problems.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
12/1/2012

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  • on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:43 AM

This article is about a class of kindergarteners learning about inventions. Several steps led up to students making their own inventions. First they went on a walk to find inventions and learned what an invention was....something man made to solve a problem. Then the teacher read books about some inventors. Students discussed what types of inventions they might make and then made a model or an actual invention. It is amazing what young students can learn and accomplish with the right approach to teaching.

Betty Paulsell  (Kansas City, MO)
Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)


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