Can you and your class or group survive on a deserted island?
Working in small teams, students design, build, and test solutions to survive on a deserted island.
Engineering and Invention: Structures
Wooden Crate (purchased from AC Moore or Michaels, could use a bag instead)
Assorted Materials (whatever you have around – below is what we use but feel free to substitute items. Most were purchased at the $1 store)
Scrap of fabric
Plastic Sand Toys
Piece of aluminum foil
Ice cube tray
Lengths of rope
“Map” of island (hand-drawn, treasure-like map)
repurposing materials, engineering, design, outdoors, indoors, young learners
Museum of Science, Boston