Parents, Educators & Engineers

Bring the excitement of Design Squad to your Girl Scouts and let them feel like contestants by challenging them to earn the Design Squad patch! Through each episode, the Web site, and hands-on activities, Girl Scouts, ages 9-17, will learn that engineering is fun, creative, and exciting.

NUMBER OF ACTIVITIES TO EARN THE PATCH:

Juniors:

  • Warm-up activity
  • 1 full unit (or 3 activities)
  • plus the community service component

GS 11-17:

  • Warm-up activity
  • 2 full units (a unit can be replaced with 3 activities)
  • plus the community service component

SPONSORED BY: Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

All Design Squad activities can be downloaded in pdf format. Photocopy and distribute them to your kids. You can also watch full streamed episodes and download D-Squad Pro Files (video profiles of real engineers).

WARM-UP ACTIVITY

Pop Fly - Invent a way to send a Ping-Pong ball flying high enough to catch it. (in Spanish & English)

UNIT: IT'S ELECTRIC

UNIT: CARS, CARS, CARS

UNIT: BLOWIN' IN THE WIND

UNIT: KICK START

SINGLE ACTIVITIES

COMMUNITY SERVICE COMPONENT

Introduce one of the above activities or units to a group of younger children (another Girl Scout Troop, younger siblings, or neighborhood kids.)

To order the Design Squad patch, contact the Girl Scout Country Store:
(781) 893-6293; girlscoutshop.org

Download the Design Squad Patch PDF (3.2 MB)