Unit Overview

In this unit, students are challenged to protect Penny the dog from getting too warm in the sunlight. They’ll learn about concepts related to the warming effects of the Sun, light and shadow, and animals and animal needs as they engineer a shady shelter roof. EiE® for Kindergarten follows a consistent lesson structure that builds student confidence and mastery.

Program Unit Components

We recommend one Educator Guide per teacher and one Materials Kit per 24 learners. Together, these components create a high-quality, hands-on STEM learning experience.

Designing Shelters Materials Kit is currently out of stock. Contact us at 617-589-0230 or yes@mos.org for future shipment.

Designing Shelters
Educator Guide Print + Digital
Materials Kit

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Designing Shelters Educator Guide Print

Program Components


Print + Digital:

  • Printed copy of the Educator Guide containing instructions to facilitate the unit
  • One (1) copy of the printed accompanying Storybook 
  • Digital access to the Educator Guide via yes.mos.org/curricula
  • Digital PDF of the Storybook 

Materials Kit 

  • Includes materials to support 24 learners 

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