Can You Hear It Now? Engineering Cheap and Effective Sound Amplifiers for Smartphones (2-3 Day Lesson)

Unit 2: Scientific Measuring and Variable Testing
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: SWBAT: 1) Hypothesize, design and test ideas that lead to the loudest amplification of sound while music is playing from your smartphone 2) Analyze and use data to support your inferences

Big Idea: Engineering is often left out when teaching STEM classes. Students have seen how inquiry can be used to help explain phenomena that are backed by evidence. This challenge gives students the opportunity to incorporate their inquiry skills to solve a need.

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Science, design process, engineering, mass, weight
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