Students will learn and understand the design process by designing and engineering the ultimate playground. What is the design process? Read Someone Builds the Dream by Lisa Wheeler and Loren Long and Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet. Discussion about dreams, goals, and reality. Discussion about the design process and how to use it to design your dream playground. Discussion about what was created in each book. Write on poster paper. Make connections between dreams and reality. Could we dream up a better playground (or school)? How do we make it a reality?
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