DiscoverE Challenge: Pen Factory

Manufacture a great lesson on industrial manufacturing. A fun resource has learners use the production of pens to consider how assembly lines work. They write out a set of instructions for assembling a pen, test it out, then determine if improvements can be made.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class write a journal entry about their experience
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a set of pens and a stopwatch
  • Scholars should have knowledge of the engineering design process
Pros
  • Includes a teacher reference guide
  • Provides a worksheet with directions for the activity
Cons
  • None