Engineering Brainstorming

Here is a lesson that offers a great hybrid of forming new skills and using current knowledge to come up with a plan. The class brainstorms information they would need to know or already know about hybrid vehicles. They then group the comments to determine what topics to address further in the unit. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Research the types of hybrids and how they work
  • Find a video that explains the importance of having hybrid vehicles
Classroom Considerations
  • Review with the class the procedures and rules for brainstorming
  • The first in an eight-part series
Pros
  • Includes a graphic organizer to help pupils with their brainstorming session
  • Contains journal questions for pupils to answer
Cons
  • Neither of the YouTube videos are available
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