Lesson focuses on how technical standards are developed and demonstrates how standards enable products to work together.
12 – 18
Students will be able to:
- Define what a standard is
- Explain the role of standards in the development of technology
- Develop a standard for a product
- Work in teams to develop a product that complies with a standard
Anticipated Learner Outcomes
As a result of this activity, students should develop an understanding of:
- technical standards
- engineering concepts
- problem solving
Student teams learn how engineers work together to develop products that are compatible with other products.
Alignment to Curriculum Frameworks
Curriculum alignment sheet is included in PDF.