IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Engineering Option 4.iv

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In your patrol, design a Terrifying Roller Coaster, following the engineering design process: Brainstorm, Draw, Construct and debrief


 Empty kitchen rolls/large cardboard tubes
 Foam tubes for copper pipe insulation
 Containers/card/paper mache
 Lollypop sticks/wooden planks (small)
 Paper plates/cereal boxes
 Plastic tubing/bottles/straws
 Paint/glue/sellotape/wire
 Coloured Post it notes
 Marbles


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

Design a Terrifying Rollercoaster
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)
• 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 9


  • Engineering Design Process
  • Interest Badge Guide Engineering
  • rollercoaster

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