Sam on the Texas power outages

Idea Generation

What is this project about?

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This project is about the Texas power outages and how the Grids failed.

What do you want to get out of this project?

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I'd like to use this project to learn about the power outages and in Texas and how we can avoid something like this from happening again

Guiding Question

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Why did the power grids fail?

Exploration

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Production

What will it take for you to complete this project?

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Work Product Deliverables

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February 5, 2021

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Reflection

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The act of reflecting allows us to pull out the big takeaways that we'd like to remember from this project to make recalling them easier.

What are some of the most interesting discoveries you've made working on this project?

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I learned how power grids worked and what causes them to fail

What extra resources would be helpful for this project in the future?

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Interviewing people from ERCOT

šŸŒ¹ What did you enjoy most about this project? šŸ„€ What didn't go well in this project? šŸŒ± What will you do differently next time?

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Working with Carolyn

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It was a bit stressful when I first got to it but was fine later

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I'd like to start earlier so I have more time

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