Reflection: Accountability Day 1 of 4--Engineering a Calorimeter: What is a Prototype? - Section 3: Pre-Activity Discussion


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Day 1 of 4--Engineering a Calorimeter: What is a Prototype?

Unit 4: Thermodynamics
Lesson 7 of 11

Objective: SWBAT define and describe what a prototype is and begin engagement in the engineering design process by brainstorming creative solutions to a posed problem without design constraints.

Big Idea: A prototype is a model that can be tested and refined in order to meet specifications required of a final product; designing a final product that meets a specific function requires multiple iterations and tests along the way.

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