Lower Elementary School
Upper Elementary School
Art, ELA, Engineering
Description: During this project, students will learn about the importance of failure in a makerspace environment, describe the lessons they learned from an experience of failure, and make a “Failure Box” to store their makerspace mishaps. This project is a great starting point for students who are new to the makerspace environment.
Distance Learning: This project includes an in-person learning and distance learning option. The in-person learning option requires a laser cutter/engraver to complete.
Standards: This project aligns to Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Next Generation Science Standards, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, and Florida CPALMS Standards for kindergarten through fifth grade.
21st Century Skills: Creativity, Flexibility, Communication
Describe key characteristics of a literary text.
Recognize the role of failure in a makerspace environment.
Write a narrative describing a time they failed and the lessons they learned.
Apply a multistep design process.
Use and share makerspace equipment safely.