1 What is the situation?
Ask the student to quickly discuss what was covered the previous day.
Discuss with the person next to you what the problem you were given yesterday to research?
2 Time to decide
Have the students get into groups to design their cars.
After the students have gathered into their groups have them share their designs with each other.
Next have them decide on a final design. with a full list of materials they would need to complete the project.
Once a group has decided on a final design and has a list of material needed they will begin drawing 3, 2D views of their design (top, side, front)
With the same person. discuss some of your design ideas? and why did you choose those designs? (pros and cons)
Now that you have discussed the pros and cons of all of your designs, You will need to decide on a final design to actually build.
Give a list of the materials needed and for what reason it is being used.
After you have been checked off on your design and material list you will each design one view of the design.
3 Exit out.
after the students have saved all of their work. Have them answer a few question on survey monkey before the end of class.
What do you think will be the most difficult thing about building your design?
Was their anything today that you did not understand or want a little more help with?
Can you think of any problems that may come up while building and/or testing your designs?
What do think will be the least difficult part of building your design?