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Engineering Project Timeline




Engineering Project Timeline

Week of January 16

Project overview, project resources, notebook setup, 

ASK - Think of a topic and possible questions or problems.

Week of January 30

ASK -   Select a final topic and problem to solve.

EXPLORE - Gather information on topic and problem.  Brainstorm at least 3 possible solutions to the problem. Create sketches for a possible product prototype design for each solution.

Week of February 6

EXPLORE - Finish brainstorming and sketches.  Select the one that best solves the problem.

Weeks of February 13 through February 27


  • Create a detailed exploded drawing of your best solution that includes materials and dimensions.
  • Build a working prototype based on detailed drawings.
  • Finish construction of the prototype and test to see how well it solves the problem.
  • Based on initial testing, make changes to the prototype to improve its functionality, and retest.      

Week of March 6 (We will not meet this week)

EXPLAIN - Finalize data analysis.  Create spreadsheets and graphs to present information.

Week of March 13

EXPLAIN - Develop materials for your display board using a word processor.  Print pictures and graphs.

Week of March 20

EXPLAIN - Assemble the display board and practice a 3-4 minute presentation.

April 5th

Science & Engineering Expo