Our STEM club’s mechanical puppet project was filled with interesting challenges. I addressed one in a previous blog: building a working jaw using a lever structure. In this article I will discuss the lessons learned while building movable eyes. The design challenge for the Movable 
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Electricity is such a fun unit for grades 3, 4, and 5. The idea for this STEM challenge came to us during our working vacation in the sweet little town of Stratford, Ontario, Canada. We spent some of our brainstorming sessions in a coffee shop 
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Our STEM Club is in full swing for the Fall of 2019. This semester started with a unit on electricity to support 4th-grade NGSS physical science standards (PS3-2; PS3-3; PS3-4). You can find the lesson plan for this activity in our TeachersPayTeachers store. We began 
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In 2016, the Kool Kat writing team attended the wonderful 5th annual STEM Forum & Expo in Colorado hosted by the National Science Teachers Association. We use the STEM Forum to learn from other educators and gather fresh ideas for our writing.  We pored over 
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While planning the puppet unit, the Kool Katz dreamers determined that teams would need a mechanism to hold the puppet upright while under construction. For this purpose, Dave developed a versatile piece of equipment we named the Gizmo Rig. The rig has been modified several 
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