Engineers use a series of steps called the design process to solve a problem. The design process helps people think creatively about a problem and arrive at a successful solution, and is a great way to tackle almost any task. This printable image from DESIGN SQUAD outlines the five steps of the engineering design process: 1) identify the problem; 2) brainstorm; 3) design; 4) build, test, evaluate, and redesign; and 5) share solutions.This image is also available in Spanish.
Watch short videos in The Design Process Interactive to see each step of the engineering design process in action.
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