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Plaid Pete Puts the "Fair" in Test!

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

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

Big Idea: How does a prototype design change through multiple trials? Students redesign their water filtration systems, and redesign again; coming to understand how the iterative process of engineering design improves an original prototype through trial and error.

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