In this engineering design activity, students are introduced to the engineering design cycle. They then complete the design cycle to complete a quick engineering challenge to see who can build the tallest tower using only index cards.
This activity is number 1 of 5 in a mini engineering unit. It is aligned to
the NGSS Engineering Design Standards (3-5-ETS1 & MS-ETS1). You can use this resource as an individual activity or get the entire mini unit here:
Engineering Design Mini Unit
Clipart included in resource are from: Living Breathing and Loving Teaching
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