Publications & Research

Document Type

Conference Paper/Presentation


Presented at the:

  • NISE 2019 conference presentation
  • NSTA 2022 Hands-on Workshop @ Elementary Extravaganza/Share-a-Thon
  • NSTA 2023 Hands-on Workshop @ Elementary Extravaganza/Share-a-Thon

Publication Date




  • Background
  • Facilitator's Guide & 5e Model
  • Engage – “How do things move?”
  • Explore – circuit basics & energy transfer
  • Explain – apply concepts while building brush bot
  • Elaborate – “How can we model the role of bees in
  • flower pollination?” – The Waggle Dance & Zip-line
  • Evaluate – formative/informal assessments
  • (think of ways you can create assessments for your own
  • students)
  • Wrap-up



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