IGGINTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 02

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Investigate Engineering Principles in your Patrol (Forces -Rainbow Volcanos Chemical Potential and Kinetic Energy)


 Vinegar
 Baking soda
 Food colouring
 Water
 Plastic egg carton
 Scissors
 Squirt bottle


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

Force Rainbow Volcanos Chemical Potential and Kinetic Energy
 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 page 2
1. Leaders copy of the activity (see page 3 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 pages 4


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