What You Do:
Explore the engineering design process.
Learn about engineers and their jobs.
Practice teamwork and communication skills.
Build a index card tower in response to a design challenge.
Lesson adapted from the Engineering Adventures “Shake Things Up” curriculum from The Museum of Science, Boston.
What You Need:
Ruler (1 per group of students )
Masking Tape ( 1 foot per group of students )
Scissors ( 1 per group of students )
Index Cards ( ~100 per group of students )
Small Stuffed Animal ( 1 per class )
Tower Power Presentation ( 1 per class )
Tower Power Worksheet ( 1 per student )
* Students can work in groups of 2-4