Engineering is all about solving problems. So if your team has a community problem they are trying to solve, this is the Mission Method they should choose (if they have a question they want to try to answer about a community problem, have them check out Scientific Inquiry Using Scientific Practices).
If you’re looking for more information about EITHER Scientific Inquiry or Engineering Design check out this Investigative Techniques document.
Mission Folder questions for Engineering Design
Rubric for Engineering Design Mission Folder
A suggested timeline for completing an Engineering Design Mission Folder (or create your own timeline for your students using this template)
If you’re grading the student responses to the Mission Folder sections separately, try using these broken down rubrics:
If your students are struggling with Engineering Terms check out our glossary.