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Driving Problem: Students are told their new boss has asked them to be a part of a design team that will build a toy camera that will use flashing lights for young children to pretend to take pictures. However, the flashing light isn’t bright enough on the initial prototype. Students try to figure out how to make it brighter.
Tennessee Academic Standards for Science and Next Generation Science Standards Learning Targets
Tennessee Academic Standards for Science
- 3.PS3.2: Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts electrical energy to another form of energy, using open or closed simple circuits.
Next Generation Science Standards