Social Entrepreneurship: UN Sustainable Development
3D Printer, CNC Mill, CNC Router, Laser Cutter/Engraver, Vinyl Cutter/Printer
Description: The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals focus on seventeen of the most urgent global issues. During this project, you will choose one of the goals and follow the creative design process to come up with a solution. Create a physical product, write a business plan for an innovative company, design a new app…the solution is up to you!
Distance Learning: This project includes an in-person learning and distance learning option. The in-person learning option can be completed using any combination of makerspace equipment and materials. The distance learning option can be completed with craft supplies and household items.
Standards: This project aligns to Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Next Generation Science Standards, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, and Florida CPALMS Standards for sixth grade through twelfth grade.
21st Century Skills: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Flexibility
Brainstorm ideas and create a plan.
Analyze a problem and propose a solution.
Construct a prototype of a solution.
Use an iterative design process.
Evaluate peer designs and share feedback.
Summarize and communicate ideas effectively in the form of a presentation.