This information was then shared out with the rest of the class. This gave students a chance to elaborate if they desired and also allowed others to see various examples of the same concept.
Another option given to students was to use a Coggle Idea Map to illustrate their application of the Engineering Design Process.
Once the students finished their problem statement and research they began designing. Students used various colored markers to create rough and detailed sketches of their solutions. Each iteration was documented using their cell phone camera and then placed into the respective Google Doc.
Writing about what the students achieved during the lesson allows them a chance to reflect and analyze their progress. There was no specific length suggested, but students were asked to for 5 minutes using two paragraphs and narrative format.
- What did you take away from today's exercise?
- Recap what you and your team accomplished today.