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SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SDG09 Industry innovation and infrastructure
Authors Lonny Grafman
Published 2021
License CC BY-SA 3.0
Language English (en)
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This paragraph will appear in search results and previews for this page. Write a brief introductory text with information such as a description of your project, when was it designed and built, your motivation to solve the problem, the intended users. This will explain your project to someone who has never heard of it before.

Background[edit | edit source]

Describe the background of the project. Make sure to cover who, what, why, when and where...

Problem statement[edit | edit source]

Start your project objective statement in the format, "The objective of this project is to...". Consider what will change once your solution is built and running.

Include a brief intro to the criteria and then include a table with constraints and weights (0-10 highest). Feel free to use the code from examples, such as CCAT pedal powered TV#Evaluation Criteria. The same code is used below to show the criteria for writing a good problem statement.

Criteria:

Criteria Description Weight (1-10)
Thoroughness of content Who, what, when, were, etc. 10
Considers audience This will be read by people outside the US and in the future, so be sure to add enough context. Consider that most people might not even know where Arcata is. 9
Formatting Should look good, sortable table for criteria 5
Extra content Makes documentation informative (e.g. images, video) 5

Literature Review[edit | edit source]

Introduce the literature review briefly and then use heading and subheadings for topics. This should focus on information… NO PLAGIARISM! Make sure to see assignments on Canvas.[1]

This sections will probably have many subsections as shown below. If it is quite long, you can move it to subpage by clicking this link. Below is an example of subsections.

Composting basics[edit | edit source]

Paragraph on the basics.[2]

Composting concerns[edit | edit source]

Short paragraph on the concerns.[3]

Types of composting[edit | edit source]

Short introduction to types of composting.[4]

Type 1[edit | edit source]

Type 1 composting is a system that utilizes..... Make sure to include description,[5] advantages and disadvantages, and/or have a comparison matrix.

Type 2[edit | edit source]

Type 2 composting is a system that utilizes..... Make sure to include description, advantages and disadvantages, and/or have a comparison matrix.[4]

Type 3[edit | edit source]

Type 3 composting is a system that utilizes..... Make sure to include description, advantages and disadvantages, and/or have a comparison matrix.

Designing interpretive materials[edit | edit source]

According to ______ interpretive materials for composting should include....

Prototyping[edit | edit source]

Show examples of the prototyping process including what you learned. A great way to communicate your design your process (and to earn extra points!) is to show your early drawings (by hand and digital), failed attempts and photos of tools, materials and your team (or your hands) as you build this prototype.

Construction[edit | edit source]

A very complete description of how the final project is built. This large section should have lots of pictures. Use the Help:Images#Galleries and probably Template:Steps (e.g. Barrel O' Fun Worm Bin Instructions).

Video instructions[edit | edit source]

A good way to display a process is by making a video explaining your process. See Template:Video for information on how to add and annotate videos.

House wren in JBWR
House wren guards its nest
Keywords: bird, wren, nest
Author: Rhododendrites
Date: 2020-07-05
Location: Jamaica
Language: Español (es)
License: [ CC BY 4.0]

Annotations to navigate the video:

Bill of materials[edit | edit source]

Description of costs, donations, the fact that this is just proposed, etc. For a simple cost table, see Help:Table examples#Cost Table and Template:Bill of materials for two nice formats.

Item Amount Cost per unit Total
Things — Get at the thing store 3 USD 5.75 USD 17.25
Another thing — 3' x 2', yellow 1 USD 150.00 USD 150.00
Grand total USD 167.25

Instructions[edit | edit source]

This is a plan to maintain your project. The step by step how to template {{Steps}} is most likely the best way to display a process, which will look like this:

Barb. Palstek AL1.jpg
Do this.
Barb. Palstek AL2.jpg
Do that.

Conclusion[edit | edit source]

Testing results[edit | edit source]

Describe the testing results.

Discussion[edit | edit source]

Discuss the testing results.

Lessons learned[edit | edit source]

Discuss lessons were learned during this project and what you would do different next time.

Next steps[edit | edit source]

Discuss any next steps for the project as it goes on into the future.

Troubleshooting[edit | edit source]

This is only how to troubleshoot basic operation. For complex issues, the solution might just say something like contact ________. It should be a table in this format:

Problem Suggestion
Example issue Example solution or suggestion
Does not turn on Make sure it is plugged in
Another issue Etc.
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  1. For example at 305 literature review template you will see the recommendation to use Help:Footnotes.
  2. This is an example of footnotes.
  3. Another example of footnotes.
  4. 4.0 4.1 This is an example of a named reference. You can use these named references to repeat citation content throughout the document.
  5. This is a third example of a plain footnote.