Student Handout #3:

Defining the Problem:

The Problem Statement

Directions: You have now been introduced to the concepts surrounding an airplane flight within the atmosphere of Mars,have read the Call for Proposals and been briefed on the Design Specifications.As assigned by your teacher,develop a problem statement that considers only the aeronautical challenges.Your teacher will coach you as to what a well crafted problem statement should consider.Brainstorm a few possible problem statements below and then choose one for refinement.Be prepared to discuss the strengths of your problem statement.