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3+ (Ages 8+)


40 minutes per lab

Unit Essential Question(s)

  • How can I design a pendulum solve an authentic problem?
  • How can I use the iterative process to continue to design and learn from my mistakes?

Unit Understandings

The following concepts will be covered throughout this Unit:

  • How to build a pendulum.
  • How to use the iterative process to complete challenges testing a team’s ability to problem solve open-ended issues without a clear solution.
  • How to build the Pendulum Kerplunk game.
  • How to use the iterative process to experiment how to make an original pendulum game.

Lab Summary

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Unit Standards

Unit Standards will be addressed in every Lab within the Unit.