This kit combines girls' love of play and creativity with the engineering design process. As they design and build toys, create packaging solutions and draft marketing strategies. Working collaboratively, girls brainstorm and sketch toy ideas, build prototypes of their toys, and plan out their marketing strategies.
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See this kit’s training support videos on YouTube.
- An introduction to the Engineering Design Process, this site helps define each step and facilitate critical thinking in design challenges www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/plantgrowth/reference/Eng_Design_5-12.html
- The major steps of the Engineering Design Process and the purpose of prototypes are discussed here: www.teachengineering.org/design_proc.php