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Innovation Curriculum: Classroom Model

Innovation Curriculum: Classroom Model

Innovation Curriculum: Classroom Model

This flexible, project-based curriculum teaches students how to solve challenges facing their communities—and communities around the world—by applying principles of scientific research and design thinking. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, this do-it-yourself kit offers engaging ways for students to build STEM knowledge, as well as 21st-century skills like critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

The Classroom Model is designed to be implemented over 8–10 weeks, with in-class lessons (approximately 1–2 hours per week) and assignments for students to complete outside of class. Download the materials below to get started.

(To see the Workshop Model of this curriculum, click here.)

Lesson 1
Appendix A1
Appendix C2
Lesson 2
Appendix A2
Appendix C
Lesson 3
Appendix A3
Appendix C4
Lesson 4
Appendix B
Appendix D
Lesson 5
Appendix C1 
Appendix E 

Share Your Experience on Social Media: “I Am An #Innovator of Tomorrow”

Teachers: Download these pdfs and distribute them to students who participate in the Challenge. Encourage them to take a picture of themselves or their group holding the “I Am An #Innovator of Tomorrow” or “We Are #Innovators of Tomorrow” statements, and post it to their social networks.

Individual Innovator PDF

Group Innovators PDF

Teacher Training

We are also hosting an online Professional Learning Community (PLC) to support educators using these resources. To join, sign up here.