Save the Hiker

Grade Levels: 4-8 | Duration: Six 50-minute sessions

Build a device that will deliver life-saving treatment to someone in a hazardous situation.
Resources

Lesson Plan PDF

 

Grade Levels: 4-8

Duration: Six 50-minute sessions

Objectives: Students will:

  • Identify when energy is converted [4-5th] or transferred [6-8th] in a system.
  • Use the engineering design process focusing on iteration and prototyping.
  • Create diagrams with labelled energy transfer [4-5th] or conversion [6-8th] points.
  • Explain how energy is transferred [4-5th] or converted [6-8th] in their device.