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raftEd is a unique source for online content FREE to raft members that contains student-centered curriculum and challenges designed to activate attribute-rich materials. learn more about raft membership and join today!

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Drawing on decades of educational expertise in hands-on learning, Raft has created easy ways to activate the learning potential inherent in repurposed materials that are engaging, meaningful, and FUN!


Narrative-driven design challenges that engage kids in imagining all aspects of a problem, thinking of a testable solution, building a prototype, and evaluating outcomes. This unique curriculum includes a comprehensive Teacher Guide and easy-to-use Student Mission Packets.

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raft design challenges

Scenarios that can be used to launch kids into the world of design thinking, requiring them to find and define the problem, then brainstorm, build, and test solutions.

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raft idea sheets

Step-by-step instructions to engineering challenges using everyday materials. These clearly defined problems are tied to specific academic content and link to resources for further learning on the topic.

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