As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

How does the engineer model using the engineering design process to solve a problem?

What do you notice about youth when interacting with the engineers regarding their designs?

How does an experience like this give youth a realistic picture of what engineers do? 


Watch the skill video


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This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

Although you might not have access to real engineers, what other ways could you introduce youth to real-world applications of the engineering design process?
What practices in the engineering design process are modeled in this video?