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MIssion of VVUSD STEAM
Interdisciplinary and applied approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world, problem based learning.

Science

2 months ago

Next Generation

Science

Standards


Science and Engineering Practices (SEP)

Behaviors that scientists engage in as they investigate and build models and theories about the natural world and the key set of engineering practices that engineers use as they design and build models and systems. 

Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI)

Key organizing concepts, problem solving tools, or underlying principles of a discipline. 

Crosscutting Concepts (CCC)
Underlying themes that have value in all disciplines of science.

STEAM Labs

2 months ago

STEAM LABS

VERSATILE MAKERSPACES THAT SERVE AS THE HUB OF ENGINEERING, INGENUITY, AND CREATIVITY

Characteristics of a STEAM Lab?

  • Flexible seating
  • Colorful and vibrant
  • LEGO walls
  • Interactive displays
  • Collaboration spaces 
  • Durable flooring
  • Sinks
  • Storage


STEAM Lab Photos

Click below for more pictures of STEAM Labs in Val Verde USD.

STEAM Lesson Plans

2 months ago

WeDo

LEGO WeDo 2.0

Lesson Plans

Mindstorms

Mindstorms EV3

Lesson Plans

Ozobot

Ozobot

Lesson Plans

STEAM Park

LEGO STEAM Park

Lesson Plans

3D Printers

Dremel 3D Printers

Lesson Plans

Coding Express

LEGO Coding Express

Lesson Plans

Garden

17 days ago

VVUSD GARDEN

Garden resources for all content areas