Participants are invited to imagine the park of their dreams! In small groups, they place movable pieces on a grid, iterating on their plan together to create a plan for a community park.
Provides extensive background information, facilitation outline, materials shopping list, extended supporting media suggestions, correlations to national standards, and more.
Provides classroom connections, key concepts, connections to science standards, and additional resources.
Playful Building Presentation
Build your own Space Mission
More to Explore: Engineering
What’s an engineer?
The Engineering Process
NASA for Kids: Intro to Engineering
Interview with Andre Dress, Space Engineer
|Originating Source||Lunar and Planetary Institute and National Center for Interactive Learning|
[Suggest a book]
Roberto: the Insect Architect
Water in the Park: A Book About Water and the Times of the Day