NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-ETS1-1.
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
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Chemical Reactions and Engineering Design
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Construction leads to habitat loss and local wildlife suffers. Scholars must build a reptile egg incubation device that meets many constraints. Various experiments help them discover the chemical reaction needed to reach the proper...
Biological Oceanographic Investigations – Call to Arms
5th - 6th
How many simple machines does it take to make a robotic arm? An inquiry-based instructional activity explores that topic and challenges pupils to build a robotic arm that can stretch, turn, and more. A few questions help guide them in...
Evaluating Sensors and the Impacts of Physiological Stress: Designing a Wearable Device for Rescue Workers
6th - 12th
New ReviewA long-term project has scholars consider ways in which sensors help monitor physiological stress levels of rescue workers. They design and create a portable device for this purpose. Techies to the rescue!