For over 100 years, amusement parks have garnered the love of many families through their incredible rides. In this iBlock, students will research various amusement park rides so that they can design and build their own dream ride. Along the way, they’ll test their design and make improvements. Finally, the students will get their creations ready for their grand debut, and even bring their rides together to create a class theme park.
Focus of the iBlock:
An iBlock provides a cross-curricular, holistic learning approach by structuring your learning content with a primary and secondary subject focus (see this in action below). But because iBlocks are also customizable and expandable, these foci can change to suit your school’s needs, should you choose to tailor your iBlock.
Grade Band:Middle school
An iBlock matches skills to standards (like Common Core or NGSS).
Here is a sample CONTENT standard for this iBlock:
A solution needs to be tested, and then modified on the basis of the test results, in order to improve it. (Next Generation Science Standards, MS-ETS1-4)