Broadmeadow's first grade engineers did a fantastic job designing and building paddles to power waterwheels. This lesson reinforces concepts about water and asks the students to figure out how to capture moving water to power a waterwheels and lift stones.
Check out this collaboration between Pixar and Khan Academy. This is a great resource for any kids interested in computer animation/filmmaking processes. Take a look at this Learner's Guide for more information or visit the main page.