Reflection: Rigor Designing A Wind Turbine (Part 4) - Section 5: Defending The Design

 

I use a strategy called Engineering Never Ends. I ask, "Why would I say engineering never ends?" I want students to respond that there can always be better design ideas.  Depending upon how my lesson pacing has rolled out, I offer another challenge. I say to the students, "Take a look at your design. How can you make it better?" Students redraw a new design to cut out and test. 

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Designing A Wind Turbine (Part 4)

Unit 7: Designing for the Future: Wind Turbine Design
Lesson 4 of 7

Objective: SWBAT determine the best idea for a wind turbine blade and test the design.

 
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