Looking for a way to implement READING and WRITING from the Common Core into NGSS Engineering? Here's your solution!
This lesson uses "Scientific Informational Text" to define and analyze the use of the Engineering Design Process in the creation of a device that turns salt water into drinking water using solar power. Students read article on how a group of students created and designed this device. The students are then asked to analyze the article and apply it to the Engineering Design Process.
Pre Reading Activity
Informational Text from Scientific source
14 question with a variety of DOK
High Level writing responses.
Aligned with Common Core: WHST.6-8.9, RST.6-8.1
NGSS: MS-ETS1-1 and Crosscutting Concepts
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