EiE Video Snippets: Engineering Habits of Mind

Children who develop engineering habits of mind . . .

envision multiple solutions.

Young engineers envision multiple ways to solve problems, realizing that there is no one right answer to a design challenge.

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Each group of students had a different solution to the design challenge of engineering a package that protects a plant.

It’s rewarding to see how students find so many different solutions to an open-ended engineering design challenge.

An open-ended engineering design challenge has more than one successful solution.

There are many ways to design a device for pollinating flowers by hand; can you think of four designs?