Chair Design

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Can you design the perfect chair? Scholars apply the engineering design process to design and build a prototype of a new type of chair from wires. They test their designs with a wooden artist model or stuffed animal.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have a contest to see which group can make the best chair
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires materials such as wire, measuring tape, and a wooden artist model or stuffed animal
  • Activity requires a soldering iron; be sure to learners are aware of proper safety precautions

  • Provides detailed instructions on the activity
  • Includes journal activity and rubric

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