IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 02

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Investigate Engineering Principles in your Patrol (Force- Arm Cantilever (plank) )


 Lightweight bag per guide
 Bottled water/cans/anything heavy and small


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

Forces Arm Cantilever (Plank)
 Forces are a major consideration in engineering (particularly mechanical and structural).
 Your skeleton transports forces created by your body and by gravity to the earth.
 Let’s investigate some of these.
1. Each Guide should have a lightweight bag with handles
2. Ask them to add an object to the bag
3. Give the following instruction (see overleaf)


Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes pages 1


  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • Engineering Principles
  • Forces
  • Interest Badge Guide Engineering

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