Students will develop an understanding of experimental design, data collection, and data analysis by conducting a laboratory experiment and using a computational model to study the behavior of pillbugs, also called 'roly-polies' (Armadillidium vulgare).
Next Generation Science Standards
- Life Science
- NGSS Crosscutting Concept
- NGSS Practice
Computational Thinking in STEM
- Data Practices
- Modeling and Simulation Practices
- Computational Problem Solving Practices
- Systems Thinking Practices
This curricular unit is co-designed by Teresa Granito and Sugat Dabholkar.