Lesson 3: Engineer

In The Engineer, students will:

Design and build a product that protects a village from the negative impacts of either an earthquake or volcanic eruption.

MS-ESS2-2 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.
MS-ESS3-2 Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Time Required: 120 minutes