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Engineering Design

Learn about engineering design processes through hands-on projects using Design It! curriculum. These projects extend a design challenge revolving around the building of a simple model of a familiar technology and improving its performance.

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For adult leaders

Introduction to the NGSS science and engineering practices framework (PDF)

4-H clubs and programs can complete the ink chromatography experiment seen in the video Who took my book? by using the following resources:

Videos and lesson plans

These short videos and lesson plans demonstrate STEM activities. They can also be used with the Design It! curriculum, a series of projects with multiple activities that build on each other.

Please give us your feedback! Complete this short survey to let us know if the videos helped you better understand each lesson.

Who Took My Book? Kris Klover uses science and engineering practices to solve the mystery of who took his book.

Record keeping & evaluation

Contact

New to 4-H? Get involved in Engineering Design!

Brian McNeill, Extension educator
mcnei006@umn.edu
320-589-1711

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