Investigating Form and Function

Technological Change over Time-Part 1/2

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Explore the steps of problem-solving and invention to discover how form has changed (or not) over time to serve a specific function: 1. Define the problem and gather information, 2. Generate ideas to solve the problem, 3. Make it, 4. Assess and Tweak as Needed

Form Stays the Same-Sandals

Sandals are a simple form of footwear found in cultures across the world and from different time periods.  Sandals have been made from a variety of materials like wood, straw, leather, or metal.  Their form has not changed much across time or different cultures, successfully serving a specific function.