SCI-K2.ETS1.01 Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
Clarification Statement Students can solve a given simple problem (e.g. leprechaun traps) by asking questions, making observations, and gathering information.
-A situation that people want to change or create can be approached as a problem to be solved through engineering.
-Asking questions, making observations, and gathering information are helpful in thinking about problems.
-Before beginning to design a solution, it is important to clearly understand the problem.
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student ...
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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