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Create a cardboard/paper model of a device that senses glucose levels.
Inquiry: which body systems regulate blood sugar? How can you design a device to better help people manage their glucose levels?
Students will apply curriculum to identify a problem and design a solution to solve it while adding value to people’s lives.
Materials Needed: cardboard or simple drawing supplies.
This is a No Tech product. Design Cycle - Applied Design Skills and Technology
"How do we increase design thinking in schools?"
Teacher Tips on getting started
Step by Step No Prep learning prompts that facilitate student learning
Students will use cardboard or drawing and the Design Cycle to create a product that demonstrates how insulin works.
Basic structures and functions of body systems
Chemical messengers in the body
Applied Design Skills and Technology
Entrepreneurship: role of entrepreneurship in designing and making products and services
Elements of plans and drawings
Understand, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test, Make
Creative Thinking- I can get new ideas in areas in which I have an interest and build my skills to make them work
Critical Thinking - I can gather and combine new evidence with what I already know to develop reasoned conclusions, judgments, or plans
Show one slide per class to facilitate student projects. Students follow the learning prompts each class.