IGG Interest Badge Guide Engineering Option 01 (a)

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1 What is engineering? (a) Play an engineering game (Engineering Relay)


Materials Needed
 Pictures of different types of engineering (see overleaf)
 Matching descriptions
 A4 White card
 Laminator(optional)


Aim of Badge To take on an engineering project – everyone can be an engineer!

This Badge has 4 options of which 4 must be completed
Option 4 has 5 sub sections of which 1 must be completed using the engineering design process

Engineering Relay


This activity will begin to identify different types of engineering
• Photocopy the pictures and descriptions cards (see overleaf)
• Cut into individual cards

 Divide the Unit into teams
 Teams line up at one end of hall
 Give each team a set of pictures
 Place the description cards at other end of the room
 Teams race in relay style to the end to match their picture with the description
 A Leader checks the match is correct
 If not, the guide takes the picture back to her team
 Continue playing until all the pictures and descriptions are matched.
 The winning team is the first to complete all the matches correctly

STEPS Engineering Disciplines and Description for Engineering Game

Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes 4 pages



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