Circular diagram shows steps of the engineering design loop: identify the need, research the problem, develop possible solutions, select the most promising solution, construct a prototype, test and evaluate the prototype, communicate the design, and redesign.
You have been hired to work with a team to design and build a new toy! Your toy will be marketed across the nation this coming holiday season! This collaborative, hands-on, ELA and STEM-aligned activity fosters team-building, critical thinking, collaborative problem-solving, communication, and social skills. Engaging, fun, proactive learning for back-to-school, half-days, special days . . . or any day! Writing assignments, grading rubrics, and CCSS included!
A photograph of a pen and ink drawing on aged parchment paper shows a triangular-shaped contraption with a seat, strap and long hinged arms. Parts are identified by letters and nearby cursive writing provides a description.
Two images: An artists' illustration shows an asteroid moving through the Earth's atmosphere toward the planet. The top of a memo from the President of the U.S. to the special engineering task force on catastrophic collisions: Urgent Classified Memo... immediate deployment of special engineering forces for critical situation.