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Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Patterns Can Transfer Information: The Language of Computers

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Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

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Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

4-PS4-3:

Generate and compare multiple solutions that use patterns to transfer information.

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Write Binary on Rice Grains

 Students learn how researchers use binary code to study and protect endangered fish species. Students practice writing their own binary code on rice grains using the microscope. 

Pacing Guide:

Color Key:      Green Words- Hands-on Activity      Black Words- Book Reading      Blue Words: Revisit the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explore the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 44 - 46):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 47 - 48):  Read, discuss, and write

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 Instruction day 4 (pages 49 - 50):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 51 - 52):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 53 - 54):  Read, discuss, and draw

 Instruction day 7 (pages 55 - 56):  Read, write, and discuss

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 Instruction day 8 (pages 57 - 58):  Read, graph, and, discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 59 - 60):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 61 - 64):  Hands on Activity: 1-2-3 Play Paku-Paku!

 Instruction day 11 (pages 65 - 68):  Read and discuss

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 Instruction day 12 (pages 69 - 70):  Read, discuss, and draw

 Instruction day 13:   Micro-bit Morse Code Activity

 Instruction day 14 (pages 71 - 72):   Read and discuss

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 Instruction day 15 (page 73 - 74):   Read and discuss

 Instruction day 16 (page 75 - 76):   Read and discuss

 Instruction day 17 (page 77):   Hands on activity: coding on a grain of rice

 Instruction day 18 (page 78):   STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 19 (pages 79 - 80):   Hands on activity: Cookie Coding

 Instruction day 20 (pages 81 - 82):   Read and Discuss

 Instruction day 21 (page 83):   Writing Workshop

 Instruction day 22:   Evaluate