What materials are required for Mind Missions?
Missions require common household or school supplies, such as 4 paper cups, 8 rubber bands, 2 mailing labels, and 1 coffee filter. Part of the preparation for a Mind Missions lesson is to fill the Team Bags with the materials each team will need for the lesson.
How many lessons are included in a Mind Missions kit?
In addition to lessons in brainstorming and teamwork skills, 24 Mind Missions lessons are included in each learning system. Mind Missions lessons are designed to follow social studies curriculum taught during the school year.
How long do Mind Missions take?
A Mind Missions lesson will engage students in fun, creative problem solving and engaged social studies learning for approximately 45 minutes. Of course, teachers can modify the lessons to best suit their classroom needs.
Do Mind Missions meet state standards for education?
Yes! Click here to download our standards alignment charts.
Can I use Mind Missions in my middle school class?
Absolutely! Students of all ages love Mind Missions! The 4th grade Learning System meets some Texas social studies standards for 7th grade, and the 5th grade Learning System meets some Texas social studies standards for 8th grade.
Do you accept Purchase Orders?
Yes! They can be faxed, mailed, or emailed to us. Please request a quote before placing large orders.
What is included in a Spanish Supplement?
A Spanish Supplement includes Spanish translations of the introductory handouts, 24 lesson handouts, and six mission challenge cards per lesson.