Growing Crops During Winter: STEM Education Challenge

This video is the entry event to our kindergarten unit on weather and climate.

Music by Kevin MacLeod (
Intro: “Pamgaea”
Outro: “Exit the Premises”
Background: “Daily Beetle”

Images in Thumbnail from:
“A wintery, February day in St. Paul” by William Wesen (
“Agriculture in Vietnam with farmers” by Dennis Jarvis (


Resources for Weather-Related Hazards (3rd Grade NGSS)

We are having our 3rd graders design a solution to a weather-related hazard of a particular country. The driving question of the unit is:
“How can we as engineers, design a solution that reduces the impacts of weather-related hazards, based on the region’s culture and geography?” These resources were provided for students during the Empathize Stage of the design thinking process. Here is the URL to the webpage: