Social Studies Grade 6. Co-operation and Conflict. How does international trade influence co-operation or conflict?
3D Printing and the Design Cycle
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Students will use 3D printing and the Design Cycle to create a product that demonstrates how international trade influences co-operation or conflict.
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AERO Social Studies 6 Learning Outcome
Standard 2: (Connections and Conflict) Students will understand causes and effects of interaction among societies, including trade, systems of international exchange, war, and diplomacy
2.8.c Explain how international trade and resource distribution can influence cooperation or conflict.
Next Generation Science Standards
MS-ETS 1-1: Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem to ensure a successful solution.
MS-ETS 1-2: Evaluate competing design solutions to determine how well they meet the constraints of the design problem
MS-ETS 1-4: Develop a model for iterative testing to achieve optimal design solution
Common Core E.L.A 6 Science/Technical Subjects
6-8.7: Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
6-8.10: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.