BrickLAB Famous Architecture Camp-PCS edventures.com
BrickLAB Famous Architecture Camp-PCS edventures.com
BrickLAB Famous Architecture Camp-PCS edventures.com
PCS edventures.com

BrickLAB Famous Architecture Camp


New for 2017!

Enter the world of famous structures and design in BrickLAB Famous Architecture Around the World! Travel the globe learning how ancient architectural breakthroughs led to the fundamental design elements we know today. From walls and arches to post-and-lintel building techniques, use BrickLAB bricks each day to construct and learn how similar design elements evolved at the same time in different societies around the world.

After the foundation’s been poured, discover and replicate some of the most famous structures in history while learning how different societies tackled the stylistic, artful and structural considerations of construction and architecture. Put your hands to work and construct a love for STEM in BrickLAB Famous Architecture Around the World!

Digital Download for BrickLAB Famous Architecture $129.00
Curriculum Sample

Grades: 4-6
Students: Up to 30
Contact Hours: 12+

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer camps
  • Elementary classrooms
  • After-school programs
  • Homeschool environments

Training:

  • Half hour free webinar training for purchases of $500+
  • One hour free webinar training for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase

Includes

  • Curriculum for 12 activities. Each activity can accommodate a 1 hour segment, or can be adjusted for different time blocks
  • Over 6,500 PCS BrickLAB building manipulatives
  • Design booklets and step-by-step building instructions
  • Storage containers that will last for years
  • Instructor guide
  • Camp background information
  • Collaboration and discussion tips
  • Lesson extensions for differentiation
  • Activity/assessment materials
Day 1 - Architecture Boot Camp
Day 2 - Architecture Boot Camp: Graduation Day Day 3 - El Castillo
Day 4 - Parthenon
Day 5 - Palsangjeon Pagoda
Day 6 - Eiffel Tower
Day 7 - Patuxai Victory Arch
Day 8 - Empire State Building
Day 9 - Taj Mahal
Day 10 - Notre-Dame
Day 11 - Blueprints
Day 12 - Castles
International Society for Technology in Education
  • ISTE-S.3.d Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
  • ISTE-S.4.a Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
  • ISTE-S.4.d Students exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.
  • ISTE-S.7.c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.

Next Generation Science Standards

  • NGSS 3-5 ETS1-1 Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
  • NGSS 3-5 ETS1-2 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
  • NGSS 3-5 ETS1-3 Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.

Common Core State Standards for Math

  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.B Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.A Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.OA.A.1 Write and interpret numerical expressions.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.A Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
Habits of Mind:
16 “thinking habits” developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st century learning environment.
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Managing Impulsivity
  • Striving for Accuracy
  • Thinking Interdependently

21st Century Skills:
A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills

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