Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy: Defining the Role of Technology and Engineering in STEM Education (STEL)

STEL Lesson Plans

Below are free STEL-aligned Lesson Plan examples for a variety of grade levels. To submit a Lesson Plan, go to https://surveymonkey.com/r/ITEEASTELLP. Select context area, grade band, STEL benchmarks, and more through a series of dropdown menus. These online tools and more will be provided on the ITEEA website to help make lesson plan writing more efficient and better aligned with STEL.
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    TEEMS Nxt Gen Grade 5: Home Water Usage (PDF)

    Collection of real-world water usage information by students in their homes provides a source of data to use for analysis and graphing. Students collect data and create bar graphs to visually represent their family's information. This lesson also compels students to consider what they would do if they did not have access to clean, safe water for a day.

    Resource Added10/13/2020

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    TEEMS Nxt Gen Grade 5: Home Water Usage (Word)

    Collection of real-world water usage information by students in their homes provides a source of data to use for analysis and graphing. Students collect data and create bar graphs to visually represent their family's information. This lesson also compels students to consider what they would do if they did not have access to clean, safe water for a day.

    Resource Added10/27/2020

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    Engineering for All: Food and Water - Grades 8-9 - Welcome to Fresh Food Engineers (PDF)

    Students are informed that they have been hired to work in a small engineering company that specializes in hydroponic systems design. One day they will be asked to design a large vertical farm, but first they need to learn about hydroponics and CAD. The KSB then introduces students to the need to feed a rapidly growing population, the pros and cons of hydroponics for solving the food problem and describes four different hydroponic systems.

    Resource Added10/14/2020

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    Engineering for All: Food and Water - Grades 8-9 - Welcome to Fresh Food Engineers (Word)

    Students are informed that they have been hired to work in a small engineering company that specializes in hydroponic systems design. One day they will be asked to design a large vertical farm, but first they need to learn about hydroponics and CAD. The KSB then introduces students to the need to feed a rapidly growing population, the pros and cons of hydroponics for solving the food problem and describes four different hydroponic systems.

    Resource Added10/27/2020