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Standards Framework

for New Jersey 9-12 Design Thinking


Standards in this Framework

Standard Description
8.2.12.EC.1 Analyze controversial technological issues and determine the degree to which individuals, businesses, and governments have an ethical role in decisions that are made.
8.2.12.EC.2 Assess the positive and negative impacts of emerging technologies on developing countries and evaluate how individuals, non-profit organizations, and governments have responded.
8.2.12.EC.3 Synthesize data, analyze trends, and draw conclusions regarding the effect of a technology on the individual, culture, society, and environment and share this information with the appropriate audience.
8.2.12.EC.4 Research historical tensions between environmental and economic considerations as driven by human needs and wants in the development of a technological product and present the competing viewpoints
8.2.12.ED.1 Use research to design and create a product or system that addresses a problem and make modifications based on input from potential consumers.
8.2.12.ED.2 Create scaled engineering drawings for a new product or system and make modification to increase optimization based on feedback.
8.2.12.ED.3 Evaluate several models of the same type of product and make recommendations for a new design based on a cost benefit analysis.
8.2.12.ED.4 Design a product or system that addresses a global problem and document decisions made based on research, constraints, trade-offs, and aesthetic and ethical considerations and share this information with an appropriate audience.
8.2.12.ED.5 Evaluate the effectiveness of a product or system based on factors that are related to its requirements, specifications, and constraints (e.g., safety, reliability, economic considerations, quality control, environmental concerns, manufacturability, maintenance and repair, ergonomics).
8.2.12.ED.6 Analyze the effects of changing resources when designing a specific product or system (e.g., materials, energy, tools, capital, labor).
8.2.12.ETW.1 Evaluate ethical considerations regarding the sustainability of environmental resources that are used for the design, creation, and maintenance of a chosen product.
8.2.12.ETW.2 Synthesize and analyze data collected to monitor the effects of a technological product or system on the environment.
8.2.12.ETW.3 Identify a complex, global environmental or climate change issue, develop a systemic plan of investigation, and propose an innovative sustainable solution.
8.2.12.ITH.1 Analyze a product to determine the impact that economic, political, social, and/or cultural factors have had on its design, including its design constraints.
8.2.12.ITH.2 Propose an innovation to meet future demands supported by an analysis of the potential costs, benefits, trade-offs, and risks related to the use of the innovation
8.2.12.ITH.3 Analyze the impact that globalization, social media, and access to open source technologies has had on innovation and on a society’s economy, politics, and culture.
8.2.12.NT.1 Explain how different groups can contribute to the overall design of a product.
8.2.12.NT.2 Redesign an existing product to improve form or function.