More Plastic, More Problems: Using Ratios to Get Real
Grade Levels: 3-5 | Duration: 60 min
Design a device that removes garbage from the ocean while minimizing the number of animals collected.
Grade Levels: 6
Duration: Five to seven 50-minute sessions
Objectives: Students will:
- Design and build a device to propose as a tool for garbage removal.
- Explain the purpose of the criteria and constraints in relation to design success.
- Explain how materials work together to support the function of their device/ prototype.
- Develop clear arguments for the importance of cleaning up the natural world.