IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Engineering Option 02

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Description

Explore examples of Engineering (Engineering is Everywhere )

Resources

 Posters (see attached file)
 Pencils
 Paper

Instructions

Aim of Badge To take on an engineering challenge and to show that engineering is for everyone
This Badge has 3 options of which 3 must be completed

Engineering is Everywhere Poster
Introduction
This activity will help the Brownies to think about what engineering is and what engineers do.

Instructions
• Photocopy posters (see overleaf)
• Divide the Unit into groups of 3/4
• Give each a poster, pencil and paper
• Brownies try to list as many examples of engineering as possible that they can see
• Bring Brownies back into Pow -Wow

Discuss
 Share their findings with the Unit
 Were they amazed at how engineering touches so many aspects of our lives without our noticing!
 The intention is not for the Brownies to be absolutely precise in their answers but to get them thinking, seeing and questioning
 Leader shares typical examples.
Typical examples (taken from the ‘Engineering is Everywhere’ poster provided by STEPS: (see overleaf)
Acknowledgement/Source
http://www.engineersweek.ie/school-visit-resources/

Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes 2 pages

Tags

  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • Engineering is everywhere
  • interest badge
  • Interest Badge Brownie Engineering
  • Trefoil News
  • Trefoil News Summer 2018

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