How can we slow energy transfer into a cup?
- Do Now– Open your ISN and add to the Table of Contents- “Design Tracker” p.38 (Left Side). Head p.38 properly with “Design Tracker-Annotated Cup Design- 12/7/18.″
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- Brainstorm Data to Test for Effectiveness– How will we know if our designs are better than the original plastic cups or as good as the new cups? What type of data should we collect? How can we test our designs to see how well they minimize energy transfer to the cold drinks? Record your ideas for data to collect and what the data tell us in the data table for Part 3.
- Work on Cup Designs– Use Part 4 Design Tracker to document the cup design that you will build and test, the rationales for each design component, and revisions made to your initial design. Brainstorm revisions to the initial design on ISN p.22 & discuss how you might use what you’ve learned to revise your designs or strengthen your justifications for features in your initial designs. Don’t forget you must satisfy each of the criteria and constraints on ISN.39! Draw a picture of your design in Section A of Part 4 and use words to explain your ideas. Record your rationale for each design component (ex. material choice & how it was used) in the table. For ideas from your initial designs that you want to keep, use the table to explain what modifications you made to your design on ISN.22 and why.