|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
Cause and Effect
|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)|