Navigating Networks: Prototype

Prototype your solution to test it and demonstrate that it will solve the problem. Your prototype can be a sketch, an animation, or a 3D model that explains your solution. Test your design and get feedback, then make it better based on what you learn.

Math Resources

Use this resource to learn how to build weighted networks to model a situation. 

Technology Tools

  • CS Academy is a free web-based tool that allows users to build graphs and label nodes and edges. 
    • CS Academy How To Guide– Use this resource to learn how to use CS Academy to build a graph that models your weighted network. 


  • Google Sheets is a free web-based spreadsheet tool that you can use to automate your calculations. 


Think About It

What did you learn about your idea by prototyping it?

How does your prototype create value for your consumers?