Team Plaid Pete Has the Blueprint for Success

Unit 3: Plaid Pete Engineers A Solution
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered, to identify aspects of a model or a prototype that can be improved.

Big Idea: What are the characteristics needed to be a successful engineer? Students learn from Rosie Revere, and then work in collaborative teams to conduct fair tests and identify failure points for their water filter systems.

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