IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 4 (ii)

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Take on an Engineering Challenge (ii Car Safety Design)


• Lollipop 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:
Engineering is everywhere and 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 Safety Design

Instructions (please refer to more detailed instructions attached)
 Preparation
• Collect materials (see suggested material).
• Print (in colour) Handout 1, 2 & 3 overleaf: one set for each team.
• Print Handout 4& 5 – one for each girl

 Introduce Scope of Project

 Brain Storm

 Draw

 Construct

 Debrief

 Engineering Badge Celebration and Cool-Down Game (Evaluate)

 Upload evaluation (data) on link:

Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes 17 pages


  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • Car Safety Design
  • Engineering Design Process
  • Interest Badge Guide Engineering
  • Northwest Regional Conference 2018
  • South West Regional Conference 2018
  • Trefoil News Summer 2018

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