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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.
Tracking the Python Threat in the Everglades
Students will learn how Burmese pythons have been multiplying unchecked in the wilds of Florida and what is being done to stop them from devastating the native wildlife populations.
Harvesting the Rain
Students will explore the issue of water sustainability by examining the distribution of fresh water on Earth and using a physical model to simulate the implementation of rainwater harvesting practices.
Testing the Future of Water
Students will learn how the country of Namibia has tapped an unlikely source of water to combat shortages, and experiment with water filtration materials and strategies.