Car Pollution & Alternative Transportation K-1

In this two-lesson unit, kindergartners learn about preventing vehicle pollution. In the first lesson, “What is Car Pollution?,” they read part of the children’s book OK GO! by Carin Berger to learn about vehicle exhaust. Then they illustrate the concept on maps of their city. In the second lesson, “Better Ways to Get Around,” they … Continue reading

Inflatable Sculptures 9-12

It looks like a pile of trash until you turn on a fan. In this lesson, high school students break into groups and create an inflatable creature using garbage bags and tape. This process requires trial, error, and revision. After attaching them to a fan, these kinetic sculptures inflate and deflate, constantly moving and changing … Continue reading