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“If you connect those sensors to a network, you can identify the wells that are broken from a central location.”
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Episode 1.3
The Solution

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Transmission From Beela
“If you connect those sensors to a network, you can identify the wells that are broken from a central location.”
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Episode 1.3 The Solution

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How did the Global Problem Solvers come up with a solution to Malawi’s water problem?

What ideas or skills did each Global Problem Solver contribute?

They decided to approach the problem like “businesspeople.” What does that mean?
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 Big-Picture Questions

1.3 The Solution

Big-Picture Questions

The Global Problem Solvers test a sensor network that notifies local technicians when a well needs repair. What other problems could be helped by sensor technology?

The Global Problem Solvers run a test of their solution. Why is it important to test a solution when trying to solve a problem?

Think of a problem in the community you live in, like pollution, traffic, or flooding. Describe a solution that could address the problem.
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