EiE Video Snippets: Engineering Design Process

EDP Step:  CREATE

During this step, students start building or creating their technologies. Following the plans they have laid out, students use the available materials to build prototypes and test how well they work.

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You need to know a lot about magnets to design a model magnetic-levitation transportation system (also known as a maglev train).

What materials will work best to make a hand pollinator that meets the design criteria?

During a “test drop,” parachutes that have different designs drop at very different rates.

The process of troubleshooting calls on students’ powers of observation and explanation.

One group learns that imitation is the highest form of flattery.

Young engineers explain the steps of the EiE Engineering Design Process.