Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Compare and contrast solutions to a design problem by using evidence to point out strengths and weaknesses of the design.
Evaluate an invention that solves a problem and determine ways to improve the design.
Use building blocks to create a whole from the parts.
Plan and carry out tests on one or more elements of a prototype in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify which elements need to be improved. Apply the results of tests to redesign the prototype.
Apply evidence or research to support a design solution.
Define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool by asking questions, making observations, and gather accurate information about a situation people want to change.
Recognize that to solve a problem, one may need to break the problem into parts, address each part, and then bring the parts back together.
Identify and interpret simple patterns of evidence to communicate the findings of multiple investigations.
Analyze and communicate findings from multiple investigations of similar phenomena to reach a conclusion.
Design and evaluate a method for reusing or recycling classroom materials.