Remote Sensing Beta Test – Engineering Activity 5: Improve a Remote Sensing Device

Remote Sensing - Engineering A5 Front

Activity Timing

5 min. Introduction
45 min. Final Test
5 min. Reflect

55 min. Total

Prep Snapshot

Prep Time: 10 min 

  • Copy Showcase invitations.
  • Set up Space Screens and Materials Table. 


21st Century Skills Connection

Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking

Habits of Mind

  • Make evidence-based decisions 
  • Persist and learn from failure 

Activity Overview

Youth improve their remote sensing devices by making them easier to use, more compact, or better able to gather high-quality data. 

Guiding Question

How can we improve our remote sensing devices? 

Youth Will Do

Consider the results of their testing and use what they have learned to modify their designs. 

Youth Will Know

Engineers reflect upon, alter, and improve their designs. 

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