1. Program begins with a story-time.
2. Discussion about engineers and engineering.
3. Participants build their very own toy.
4. Time is allowed for questions and answers.
The participant will:
-Explore the importance of engineering.
-Compare the varieties of uses of engineering.
-Follow instructions to build a toy from everyday items.
Georgia Early Learning & Development Standards Met:
PDM6: The child will demonstrate fine motor skills.
Standard APL3: The Child will sustain attention to a specific activity and demonstrate persistence.
APL1: The child will demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
APL2: The child will demonstrate interest and curiosity.
CLL2: The child will acquire vocabulary introduced in conversation, activities, stories, and/or books.
CD-CP1: The child will demonstrate awareness of cause and effect.
CD-CP2: The child will use prior knowledge to build knowledge.
CD-CP3: The child will demonstrate problem solving skills
Georgia Standards of Excellence Standards Met
SKP1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe objects in terms of the
materials they are made of and their physical attributes.
SKP2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare and describe different
types of motion.
S2P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the effect of a force (a
push or a pull) in the movement of an object (changes in speed and direction).
S4P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the relationship between
balanced and unbalanced forces