IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Engineering Option 03 (b)

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Take on one of these engineering challenges:
What floats your boat?


 Suggested Material (see attached file)
• Scissors/glue/sellotape
• Wire
• Sweets/jelly babies/Lego people/toy animals etc. to transport
• Wine corks
• Empty butter tubs
• Sponges
• Tinfoil/tin foil trays
• Elastic bands
• Balloons
• Lollypop sticks
• Fabric (sails)
• String
• Milk cartons or water bottles
• Pieces of wood
• Decorative materials
• Egg cartons
• Cocktails sticks
• Empty toilet rolls
• Large container to ack as a lake
• A3 size paper or post -its


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

Leader please read the file on OGM Option 03
Take on one of these engineering challenges listed below
Following the engineering design process: Brainstorm, Draw, Construct and Debrief
before you introduce this activity to the Brownies

The Challenge (see overleaf)
• Give each Six a copy of the challenge and the Engineering Design Process and Useful Definitions/Vocabulary (see overleaf)
• Explain the time scale for each part of the design process
• Place of the material in a central area of the hall
• Complete each step of the design process

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