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Vocabulary

Pin
Connects two or more pieces so that they lay flush with one another.
Connector
The parts of the VEX GO Kit that create a right angle connection between two other pieces.
Standoff
Connects two pieces but leaves a space in between. Each kind of standoff has a different width gap that will be created by its use.
Iteration
To plan, test, make changes, then test again.
Engineering Design Process
The Engineering Design Process (EDP) is a structured problem solving process in which students define a problem using a criteria for success and constraints for possible solutions. With the EDP, students should research, explore, and test possible solutions.

Encouraging Vocabulary Usage

The following are additional ways to facilitate vocabulary usage as students are engaged in the activities throughout this Unit.

Students should be encouraged to use the vocabulary terms:

  • Throughout all of the activities
  • As they are working in groups
  • As they are reflecting
  • As they are sharing their knowledge and experience
A VEX GO character

Tips for Encouraging Vocabulary Usage