Architecture, Engineering, Design
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.
Source: Chronicle Books
Building With Shapes
All kinds of shapes can be found in buildings around us. In this combination art and math lesson, students create an original construction using shapes and parts of a whole.
Under Construction: Weighing & Digging in Sensory Bins
Create your own digging contraptions and dig your way through sensory bins. Weigh-in your loads at the weigh station to determine how much each load weighs and which materials weigh more or less.
Creating the Cube
Test your understanding of weight and engineering by testing out various materials to determine the best ones to use for construction of a cube that will be strong enough to hold the book.
Around the Site
Move around the construction site as you work toward finding the perfect measurements in this math and PBL based activity.