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3-5 ETS1-1 Engineering Design Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Objective: I will generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem by utilizing the engineering design process steps.

THINK

What are some important things that engineers need to consider when building something?

Design Process

Bridge Building Background...Things to consider

More Ideas...

The Challenge...Build the strongest and most aesthetically pleasing bridge that will hold up at least 1 pound of weight.

Materials: 1 yard of masking tape, 25 Popsicle sticks, ruler (1 foot long bridge)

Discussion

1. What things did you consider when building your bridge?

2. What made it challenging?

3. If you could do it again, what would you do differently? Why?

Objective: I will generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem by utilizing the engineering design process steps.

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