MS-ETS1-4

Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.

  1. Health & Medicine

    Scientists help amputees by getting on their nerves

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  2. Tech

    Inspired by nature

    Researchers are applying lessons learned from butterflies, beetles, mussels, and other creatures to problems of human survival.

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  3. Tech

    A taste for cheese

    Researchers aim for cheese that is tastier, more nutritious, and easier to make than those now available.

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  4. Tech

    Drawing energy out of wastewater

    Microbes in a fuel cell can generate electricity from plant and animal waste in water.

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  5. Chemistry

    Cooking up superhard diamonds

    Popping diamonds into a high-pressure oven can make these hard minerals even harder.

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  6. Tech

    Electronic paper turns a page

    Changeable ink and battery-powered paper may make textbooks lighter and bring video newspapers into daily use.

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  7. Tech

    A micro-dose of your own medicine

    Medicine-delivering microchips implanted in the body could replace some injections and pills.

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  8. Computing

    A classroom of the mind

    Computer technology that puts kids in a cartoon classroom may help them learn to pay attention.

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  9. Tech

    Butterfly wings and waterproof coats

    Inspired by nature, scientists have come up with clever new designs for waterproof coatings.

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