• The Engineering Design Process
     

     

    The Engineering Design Process is a series of steps that engineers use to guide them as they solve problems.  Students at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School # 9 work though this process on a variety of topics and are encouraged to use these steps on a daily basis as they problem solve.

    Engineering Design Process
                    TEST
     
    ASK
    • What is the problem?
    • What have others done?
    • What are the constraints?

    IMAGINE

    • What are some solutions?
    • Brainstorm ideas.
    • Choose the best one.

    PLAN

    • Draw a diagram.
    • Make lists of materials you will need.

    CREATE

    • Follow your plan and create it.
    • Test it out!

    IMPROVE

    • Talk about what works, what doesn't, and what could work better.
    • Modify your design to make it better.
    • Test it out!