Teaching students to use the basic engineering design process gives them tools to become independent problem solvers! Use this bright visual as a poster and/or handout for your young engineers. Great to use with STEM challenges! There will be more STEM re
Saving Freddie Students will learn that an engineer solves problems with given constraints and criteria for success. Using the engineering design process, students will work in teams to save Freddie the Gummy Worm. The lesson includes a writing assignm
Hand Over the Reins: Student-Driven Projects. One of my recent classroom adventures proved PBL can be amazingly engaging and effective without being overwhelming. Am I a PBL expert? Absolutely not. Do I strive to implement PBL (or elements thereof) in my
This Introducing the Engineering Design Process Worksheet was designed for middle school students learning about the Engineering Design Process for the first time. Key vocabulary includes engineers, brainstorming, constraints, troubleshooting, redesign, trade-offs, and patent. This double-sided worksheet features a helpful content summary at the top which students can refer back to while they’re working if they need help. It goes perfectly with my Engineering Design Process Posters.
The Engineering Process: Crash Course Kids by thecrashcourse: So, how do we go about being engineers? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks to us about the Engineering Process and why we should do things in order, as well as many of th