Resource Scarcity (CTE)



In this lesson, students will be confronted by a scenario in which they will have to use the engineering design process. Students will create a problem statement and statement of purpose to help structure their approach to solving the given problem.

Lesson Time

2 double block periods
160 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Technology
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Design
    • Architectural Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


Next Generation Science Standards (4)
California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will brainstorm problem statements that appropriately reflect an understanding of the given information
  • Students will be able to write clear, complete, concise statements of purpose that are justified by research

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