I ♥ Engineering
Play this online game to learn more about types of engineers and their creations. Build a hot dog dispenser as illustrated in Rosie Revere, Engineer by author Andrea Beaty.
Design a Snake-Repelling Hat
In the book Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, Rosie builds a hat to keep snakes off of her uncle’s head using unusual objects.
- What kinds of things do you think can help repel snakes?
- How would you design a snake-repelling hat?
Engineering Design Process
Consider the engineering design process when building your hat.
Grade Levels: K-5
In the book Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, Rosie builds a hat to keep snakes off of her uncle’s head using unusual objects. In this lesson participants use the engineering design process to build their own snake-repelling hats. They watch videos with experts as they learn about snakes, what snakes fear most, how to go through the engineering design process, and get inspired by others’ creations.
Grade Levels: K-12
Students will discover the incredible talents of a classmate as they interview them to learn more about their awesome abilities. Students will learn interview techniques, develop their questions, take turns asking and answering questions with a partner, and present their discoveries to the class.Download Lesson PDF
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