|I Can Statements||Academic Vocabulary|
|I can pose questions about a situation people want to change.
I can make observations about a situation people want to change.
I can obtain information about a situation people want to change.
I can use data to define a simple problem that can be solved through the construction of a new or improved object or tool.
Engineering Design Process
|Cross Cutting Concepts|
|Structure and Function:
*The way an object is shaped or structured determines many of its properties and functions.
Stability and Change:
|Science and Engineering Process Standards|
|SEPS 1: Asking questions and defining problems
SEPS 2: Developing and Using Models
SEPS 3: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
SEPS 5: Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
|Looking Back||Looking Ahead|
|Identify a problem or need and create a plan to solve. (F.SC4.1)||Identify a simple problem with the design of an object that reflects a need or a want. Include criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost. (3-5.E.1)
Construct and perform fair investigations in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved. (3-5.E.3)