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Think Like an Engineer!

Fail fast. Succeed sooner! That’s how engineers solve problems. Try your hand at using the Design Thinking Process to complete an engineering challenge! To engineers, failure is a good thing because every time a design fails, you learn something new and can make it better. Let’s give it a try!

Gather your supplies:

  • Three pieces of plain paper
  • A stack of books
  • Tape
  • Markers and crayons

Your challenge is to build three different structures to find out which one is the most sturdy. Watch the video to get started.

How’d you do? Now that you know how to Think Like an Engineer, put your new skills to work engineering your very own fairy house! Click here to receive complete interactive instructions and a bonus build-your-own word search activity!

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