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Standard 8.2 Technology Education, Engineering, and Design All students will develop an understanding of the nature and impact of technology, engineering, technological design, and the designed world, as they relate to the individual, global society, and the environment.
Strand B. Design: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
2
The design process is a systematic approach to solving problems.
8.2.2.B.1 Brainstorm and devise a plan to repair a broken toy or tool using the design process.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.2.B.2 Investigate the influence of a specific technology on the individual, family, community, and environment.                                                                                                                                                          
4
The design process is a systematic approach to solving problems.
8.2.4.B.1 Develop a product using an online simulation that explores the design process.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.4.B.2 Design an alternative use for an existing product.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.4.B.3 Explain the positive and negative effect of products and systems on humans, other species, and the environment.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.4.B.4 Compare and contrast how technology transfer happens within a technology, among technologies, and among other fields of study.                                                                                                                                                          
8
The design process is a systematic approach to solving problems.
8.2.8.B.1 Design and create a product that addresses a real-world problem using the design process and working with specific criteria and constraints.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.8.B.2 Identify the design constraints and trade-offs involved in designing a prototype (e.g., how the prototype might fail and how it might be improved) by completing a design problem and reporting results in a multimedia presentation.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.8.B.3 Solve a science-based design challenge and build a prototype using science and math principles throughout the design process.                                                                                                                                                          
12
The design process is a systematic approach to solving problems.
8.2.12.B.1 Design and create a product that maximizes conservation and sustainability of a scarce resource, using the design process and entrepreneurial skills throughout the design process.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.12.B.2 Design and create a prototype for solving a global problem, documenting how the proposed design features affect the feasibility of the prototype through the use of engineering, drawing, and other technical methods of illustration.                                                                                                                                                          
8.2.12.B.3 Analyze the full costs, benefits, trade-offs, and risks related to the use of technologies in a potential career path.