Students begin by learning about the various types of communities. They will then learn about perspective and scale as they ideate, collaborate, design and build a well laid out community.
Next, the group will become the team of designers assigned to rejuvenate a community by developing a defunct factory site and turning it into a thriving community center. During this exercise, students will use use skills including geometry, 3D spatial thinking, structural and material engineering to build a sustainable development that will help support the social, cultural and economic needs of this community.
After completing this urban renewal project with 3DuxDesign, your students will have the knowledge, skills and inspiration to be stewards of a sustainable future for communities across the globe.
age ranges: 4-7, 7-10, and 10-12
length: 6 - 12 weeks (6 - one hour sessions plus 6 1-2 hour "electives")
student body: up to 20 students per class with one GOBOX SUPPLY KIT (see materials below)
Day 1: Community cubes / learning perspective
Day 2: Building our own community
Day 3-5: The assignment
Day 6: Presentation Day
Day 1 : Building Community Cubes
Day 1 : Learning Perspective
Day 2 : Build your own Community
Day 3-5 : Urban Renewal Project
Day 6 : The Presentation
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Wacky Contraptions
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Skate Park
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Tiny House Challenge
1. Choose an educator's GOBOX
Choose the classroom set or an enhanced set that includes LED lighting