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The Engineering Process

Introduction to the Engineering Process

1. Identify and Describe the steps of the Engineering Process. How is this process different from the Scientific Method.

2. Who should use the engineering process for their science fair project?

3. Comparing the Scientific Method and the Engineering Process? Make a chart that compares and contrasts the process Scientific Method Similiarities Engineering Process

Engineering Process Similarities Scientific Method

4. Provide 10 detailed examples that define a Need instead of asking a question.

5. Select 5 of the 10 examples and complete the following:

• Define your target user or customer

• Research what already exists to fill the need you defined

• Do research that will help establish a design criteria

• Make draft of the sample design criteria