IGGINTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 02

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Investigate Engineering Principles in your Patrol (Chemical Energy Rainbow Volcanos)


 Vinegar
 Baking soda
 Food colouring
 Water
 Plastic egg carton
 Scissors
 Squirt bottle
 Leaders Hints
 Guide Instructions and Leaders copy (see overleaf
 Printer
 Pencils


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

Chemical Energy Rainbow Volcanos
 In this exercise we will investigate two types of energy that are ever-present in our lives: potential (Stored) energy and kinetic (moving) energy
 See overleaf examples of Potential Energy and Examples of Kinetic Energy (see overleaf)
1. Leaders copy of the activity (see overleaf)
2. Give each group of Guides the instruction to complete the activity overleaf page 4
3. This is a really fun activity
4. It is very visual
5. But it requires some preparation.

Engineering Ireland
Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes 6 pages


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