Making Space Holy

By: Mr. Michael Hyde, Mrs. Amy Katz
from Portland Jewish Academy

Categories:
Development of Critical and / or Creative Thinking, Interdisciplinary Integration

Subject(s) of entry:
History, Mishnah, Tanach, Engineering, Engineering Design

Pedagogy:
PBL - project based learning, IBL - inquiry based learning, Constructivist

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
4th

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
4, 5, 6

Fourth Grade students were challenged to transform the school's maker space into a full-scale Mishkan. Students self-organized to design and build the various components of the Mishkan using limited materials, tools, and resources. These constraints intentionally mimicked the design challenges faced by the Israelites.

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