Evaluating Sensors and the Impacts of Physiological Stress: Designing a Wearable Device for Rescue Workers

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A 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!

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Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a rescue worker to give a presentation
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with the engineering design process
  • Activity requires a variety of materials
  • Time requirement of four weeks assumes 90-minute lesson blocks
Pros

  • Provides worksheets for various parts of the project
  • Includes a pacing guide that describes the number of minutes required for each part
Cons

  • None