|I Can Statements||Academic Vocabulary|
|I can construct and carry out a fair investigation which includes controlled variables.
I can construct and carry out a fair investigation in which failure points are considered.
I can use failure points from an investigation to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
|Cross Cutting Concepts|
|Structure and Function
*The way an object is shaped or structured determines many of its properties and functions.
Cause and Effect
|Science and Engineering Process Standards|
|SEPS 2: Developing and Using Models
SEPS 3: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
SEPS 5: Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
SEPS 6: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
|Looking Back||Looking Ahead|
|Analyze data from the investigation of two objects constructed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs. (K-2.E.3)||Develop a prototype to generate data for repeated investigations and modify a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved. (6-8.E.4)|