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Course | Engineering Design Process New


This 13-week course takes students through the engineering design process which emphasizes open-ended problem solving and encourages them to learn from failure. This process nurtures students’ abilities to create innovative solutions to challenges in any subject!

Planning Tools

PLANNING TOOLS provides a guide to course implementation, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, and the culminating project overview.

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What is Engineering?

Engineering is the ultimate human endeavor, creating solutions to the world’s challenges and designing the products that support our quality of life. 

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Design Step 1 | Identify the Need
Unit 2 Design Step 2 | Research the Problem
Unit 3 Design Step 3 | Brainstorm Possible Solutions
Unit 4 Design Step 4 | Select a Promising Solution Using Engineering Analysis
Unit 5 Design Steps 5 & 6 | Create and Test a Prototype
Unit 6 Design Step 7 | Improve, Redesign and Manufacture a Product

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