In this engineering design challenge, patrons use simple materials and the engineering design challenge to build paddle boats!
Provides classroom connections, key concepts, connections to science standards, and additional resources.
|Hints for uses in your library||Remind patrons to utilize the engineering design process. Failure is OK!|
Rubber Band Power
How to Make a Rubber Band Paddle Boat
|Originating Source||PBS Design Squad|
[Suggest a book]
These children’s books all deal with various themes involved in engineering such as the engineering design process, specific projects such as building bridges or houses, and perseverance through failure.
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray by Dave Eggers
Cross a Bridge by Ryan Ann Hunter
What To Do With an Idea? By Kobi Yamada
Ish by Peter H. Reynolds
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
How a House is Built by Gail Gibbons