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Broken Bones

This activity introduces students to the concept of the engineering design process and how to apply it. They first receive background instruction about biomedical engineering or bioengineering. Then they learn about material selection and material properties through a guide created for them. Students then break into small groups and brainstorm. Each group is assigned a specific design problem, is given materials, and is asked to create a prototype. To finish, they communicate their solution through a poster presentation.

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