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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Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewScholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
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...
3 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe ninth lesson in a 10-part series on Fresh Solutions explains how aquifers develop and how people currently use them. The video also explores how aquifers are being depleted faster than they refill and the long-term concerns about...