Design Thinking for Engineering

Design Thinking for Engineering – Grades 6-8 and 9+

Grades 6-8: November 15 – December 6, 2020 (4 lessons)
Grades 9+: February 7 – March 7, 2021 (4 lessons)

    This workshop combines creativity, problem solving, and empathy to take students into the world of engineering design! Students will discover and engage in the engineering design process, learning to define and solve complex, real-world problems. This course will train students to brainstorm, test, and communicate about brilliant products, unlocking their problem-solving potential. Students will learn about the design process in the real world using a wide variety of accessible examples, then apply their knowledge to solve a real-world engineering problem, finishing with a tested prototype of their solution!
    Students in this exciting workshop will:
  • Learn how the products and systems they use every day are invented
  • Combine logic, creativity, and teamwork in brainstorming exercises that improve collaboration and leadership
  • Work in a team to develop solutions to real-world problems
  • Develop empathy and new perspectives by testing their solutions
  • Communicate their thoughts and solutions in a compelling and effective manner

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