EiE Video Snippets: Engineering Design Process

EDP Step: IMAGINE

During this step, students brainstorm possible solutions to the design challenge. Each member of the group comes up with several different ways to solve the problem, and students are encouraged to think creatively and without judgment.

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

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

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

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

These young engineers find it refreshing to take on a different challenge.

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