Try an at-home science project. The Discovery Center at the Museum of Science, Boston, has many activities to choose from, including copter engineering, bridge building and paper recycling. Visit mos.org/discoverycenter/aotm for ideas.
Take a “tech walk” around your home or school. Make a list of everything that is engineered by humans. Make another list of things that are not (Hint: there won’t be many).
Watch TV. Well, particularly shows that have an element of engineering, like Design Squad Nation on PBS. The hosts work with kids on an entertaining variety of challenges.
Visit pbs.org/designsquad for details.
SOURCE: Museum of Science, Boston