Rube Works CCSS & NGSS

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CCSS and NGSS Alignment in Rube Works
Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game includes the following, allowing educators to incorporate standards-based, educational opportunities:
  • 21st Century skills of Collaboration, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, and Communication
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Small Group Collaboration
  • Cause and Effect Chain Reactions
  • Reading, Writing, and Research opportunities
  • Reading Comprehension skills
  • Reading Closely skills
  • Recognizing Main Ideas
  • Distinguishing Facts
  • Comparing/Contrasting Information

Teachers With Apps CertifiedCommon Core State Standards’ (CCSS) Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects are addressed in this game: RST.6-8.2, RST.6-8.3, RST.6-8.7, RST.6-8.8, RST.6-8.9.

These Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for further college and career readiness are addressed in this game: MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2, MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4, HS-PS3-3, MS-PS3-2, MS-PS3-5.

Using Rube Works in the Classroom

We are very pleased to hear about how educators are using Rube Works with their students as part of Rube Goldberg Machine-building projects. Check out this discussion on LinkedIn where they talk about their experience.

We also do free Skype in the Classroom visits to talk about Rube Goldberg and Rube Works. Sign up here.

Rube Works Lesson Plans are now included in the Educators Tips section of the app.

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