South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership

The SMSP STEM Leadership Team is comprised of K-12 educators from 15 districts in the Salem-to-Portland-Metro region.
28 members | 41 affiliated resources

All Resources in South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership

Bridges

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In this unit of study students learn about different types of bridges and how to design and build their own bridge. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Terry Evers

Adaptation and Biomimicry

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In this unit of study students learn about adaptations and how they help animals survive. They will apply this knowledge to design new technologies. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Dylan McCann

Motion and Design

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In this unit of study students learn how to design vehicles using different forms of energy to solve real-world problems. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Jeremiah Xiong

Energy Resources

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In this unit of study students learn about energy and energy transfer. They focus on how to use energy transfer to solve a problem. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Jane Johnston

Animal Studies

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In this unit of study students learn how an animal's body structure and behavior help it survive in its habitat. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Susan Ford

Weather: Farewell to Flodding

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In this unit of study students learn how patterns can be used to predict weather. They also learn about how climates vary in different regions of the world. Finally, students learn how to create a structure that can withstand weather conditions in different climates. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Maureen Foelkl

Weather: Lightning Hazard Guard

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In this unit of study students learn how to design a solution that reduces the impact of lightning. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Liz Wong

Diversity of Life

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In this unit of study students learn about diversity of life by focusing on bats. They will learn about their habitat, structures and functions, and behaviors. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Sonia Lulay

Sound Waves

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In this unit of study students learn about sound waves. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Lisa Garrett

Waves

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Students will analyze the properties of waves as they interact with other objects. Students will design, build, and test a structure designed to withstand the force of a tsunami wave.

Material Type: Lesson Plan, Unit of Study

Author: Sarah Dalisky

Projectile Motion

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In this unit of study students learn that in the horizontal direction a projectile moves at a constant speed with nothing to cause acceleration. In the vertical direction a projectile accelerates due to the earth’s gravitational field. And combining these two type of motions together you can determine the parabolic arch of a projectile. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Sarah Price