IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 4.ii

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In your patrol, build a Car safety design, following the engineering design process: Brainstorm, Draw, Construct and debrief (Car Prot-Egg-tion)


 Lollypop sticks
 Straws
 Plastic bottles
 Wheels: card/top of 2L milk cartons/plastic discs/Bottle tops/buttons/wooden discs
 Dowel bars: straws/pencils/stirrers/cocktail sticks/steel pins
 Cotton wool/felt/paper/sponge
 Tin foil/cling film
 Wire/sellotape/glue/elastic bands
 Cardboard
 Hard Boiled Egg


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
Car Prot-Egg-tion
Leader please read the file on OGM Option 04
“In your patrol, take on one of the listed below engineering challenges:
Following the engineering design process: Brainstorm, Draw, Construct and debrief”
before you introduce this activity to the Guides

The Challenge (see overleaf)
• Give each patrol a copy of the challenge, the Engineering Design Process and template to draw the final design (see overleaf)
• Patrol will also need the “Vocabulary lists” (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
• Share the Background Information
Engineering Ireland
Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes pages 7


  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • Car Safety Design
  • Engineering Design Process
  • Interest Badge Guide Engineering
  • Trefoil News Summer 2018

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