Engineering Design Process – Video Game Controller Design

This lesson uses the Engineering Design Process to guide students in designing their own ergonomic video game controller. Students are tasked to:

Define the tenets and processes of industrial design with an emphasis on ergonomics.

Sketch and create video game controller prototypes.

Assess the prototype designs through user testing (observation, survey, focus groups).

Modify designs based on user testing.

–Kathy Lin, Highlands Intermediate

Year Produced: 2015
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GRADES:  6, 7, 8
TOPICS:  Coding, Electronics, Engineering, Engineering Design, Science
TAGS: engineering design process, prototyping, technology