The Three Little Engineers

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Kari N. JurgensonState University in Ames

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The Three Little Pigs launched a lesson in which kindergarten students were challenged with designing a house out of materials such as marshmallows and toothpicks that could withstand the Big Bad Wolf. Students engaged in the engineering design process and geometry standards while building and testing their models.

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Engaging in the engineering design process and geometry standards, kindergartners used marshmallows and toothpicks to design and test a house that could withstand the Big Bad Wolf.

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