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  • Teach Design Thinking with Makers Empire

Design Thinking Thought Leadership

Be inspired by our expert learning team as they share the latest on Design Thinking

Lesson Plan Library with 130+ Lesson Plans

Aligned to Australian Common Core Standards, Australian Curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards

    • ENTREPRENEURS UNITED

    • Grade/s: 7, 8
    • Subject/s: Tech., Economics
    • Type: Lesson Plan

    Students investigate the attributes and skills of successful entrepeneurs. They use design thinking processes to plan an entrepeneurial venture and develop 3D printed prototypes of their ideas.

    • BUILDING RENOVATIONS

    • Grade/s: 7
    • Subject/s: Maths, Engineering
    • Type: Unit Plan

    Students design a 3D model of a house. They are then required to make renovations to their house design by making selected geometric changes to their houses.

    • DESIGN A PRODUCT

    • Grade/s: 6
    • Subject/s: Technologies
    • Type: Lesson Plan

    In this lesson, students will learn how to design, make and sell a 3D printed product. A great exercise for students to learn about product design, prototyping, entrepreneurship and marketing.

    • NATURAL DISASTERS

    • Grade/s: 6
    • Subject/s: Science, Technologies
    • Type: Lesson Plan

    Students identify and study problems caused by natural disasters. They devise solutions to these problems and then design and 3D print their practical remedies.

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Design Thinking Competitions

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  • Winners of the 2020 Vision Design Thinking Competition

    Every month, Makers Empire runs an in-app competition so that students can test their Design Thinking and 3D design skills against their peers from all over the world. We are glad to announce the winners of Makers Empire's Design Thinking competition from December and January: 2020 Vision. This was the 2020 Vision design brief for students:...

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  • Space to Dream Challenge: Commissioner's Digital Challenge for SA Students

    Makers Empire is happy to be supporting the new Commissioner's Digital Challenge for South Australian (SA) students. Last year 217 schools, 31 libraries and an estimated 19,026 children joined the Learn to Speak Robot Challenge. In the Commissioner's newest challenge, Space to Dream, students need to design a toy or gadget for someone their age...

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  • Winners of the Flushed Away Design Thinking Competition

    Every month, Makers Empire runs an in-app competition so that students can test their Design Thinking and 3D design skills against their peers from all over the world. We are glad to announce the winners of Makers Empire's Design Thinking competition from November: Flushed Away. November 19th was World Toilet Day so we challenged students...

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