Michelle's MVP Award Storybook
Michelle and her big brother, Tim, play on a hockey team together. Tim is one of the best players, and Michelle usually doesn’t mind getting help with hockey from her brother. Michelle contributes to the team in her own special way: by making a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award out of play dough, which is given to a team member after every practice.
When Coach tells the team that they have the chance to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play in a professional game, everyone is excited—but they need to raise a lot of money to buy tickets. The team needs a great sales idea for their booth at the school fair, and Michelle’s play dough might just be it. Can Michelle become the team’s MVP by creating a fun, easy-to-follow play dough process?
Readers are encouraged to design and improve their own play dough process. With some creativity and knowledge of the engineering design process, everyone can engineer!
Engineering Field: Chemical Engineering
Science Field: Physical Sciences
The On-the-Go Kit includes everything one student needs to complete the challenge and practice thinking like an engineer.
Try It! Kits
Let students get hands-on with STEM and engineering, even in a virtual learning environment.
Try It! Kits enhance your Engineering is Elementary storybooks with engaging hands-on learning. Designed to be used in conjunction with the storybooks, the Try It! Kits can also be used as a standalone STEM activity.
Each Engineering is Elementary Try It! Kit includes all of the materials a student needs to complete the mini-design challenge, with instructions in English and Spanish.
Build STEM literacy and engage learners in real-world challenges.