Brainstorming to Generate Ideas - By Michael May



In this lesson students get experience in using brainstorming techniques to develop preliminary ideas to solve an engineering problem.

Lesson Time

1 Class Period - Each Period
90 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand how to perform the brainstorming step of the Engineering Design Process.
  • At the end of this lesson students will have experience using brainstorming techniques to generate ideas for solving part of an engineering design problem.
  • Students will effectively work in small teams to develop their team solution to the activity.
  • Students gain experience making a small team presentation in front of their class.

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