Type:

Other

Description:

In this design challenge activity, learners invent a convenient way for someone using crutches or a wheelchair to carry small personal items. Learners will experience some of the obstacles people on crutches/in wheelchairs face, brainstorm ideas for carriers, and follow the design process to invent a solution to the challenge. This activity allows learners to think about invention as a way to help people solve problems.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Mass and Weight,NSDL,Manufacturing Engineering,invention,design,Problem Solving,Physical science,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Social Sciences,Materials science,Chemistry,Upper Elementary,Technology and Society,inventor,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,crutches,Science as a Career,Elementary School,General science,Conducting Investigations,History/Policy/Law,Research and Development,Physics,Impacts of Technology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926132509291T,wheelchair,General,Center of Gravity,Engineering,carrier,Science and society,The Design Process,lever,Education,Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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