Everest Quiz #2: Define and Research Steps

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graph

Greek root that means "to write or to record"

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biography

n. an account of someone's life, written by another person

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autobiographical

adj. dealing with the writer's own life experiences ("written about the life of the self")

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scrip/scrib

Latin root that means "to write" [scriptum]

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<p>topographic map</p>
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<p>topographic map</p>

topographic map

a map that shows physical features of land, including elevation with the use of contour lines; "topo" = place

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bio

Greek root that means "life"

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auto-

Greek PREFIX that means "self"

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Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

first documented climbers to summit Everest on May 29, 1953

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George Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine

set out to break their own record and reach the summit of Everest on June 4, 1924. .

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design criteria

Features a product must have or standards it must meet ("Must haves")

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design constraints

Limitations put on your design team

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<p>insulator</p>
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<p>insulator</p>

insulator

material that prevents the transfer of energy (heat)

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Define Step

The first step of the EDP, when we determine what a successful product looks like, defined by criteria and constraints.

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Research Step

The second step of the EDP, when we investigate information that will help us develop design ideas.

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<p>outlier</p>
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<p>outlier</p>

outlier

A value that "lies outside" (is much smaller or larger than) most of the other values in a set of data.

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Three characteristics of fabrics to consider

Cost, Warmth, Weight

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iterate

to go back and repeat a step for improvement

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inscription

words inscribed, as on a monument or in a book.

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Direct Quote (DQ)

words taken directly from a text. They should be put in quotation marks and followed by the complete identification of the source (page number, title, author)

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FRED

Fact, reason, example, detail

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