Materials List: Engineers Love Pizza, Too!
Engineering an Assistive Eating Device

Since this is an open-ended project, the list of materials will vary depending on students' designs. Each group might need:

  • basic wood cuts, such as boards, dowels and beams
  • PVC pipes and joints
  • aluminum sheets
  • nails and screws
  • wood glue
  • duct tape
  • other common items available at any hardware store

Tools are also necessary for students to build working prototypes. Tools to share with the entire class might include:

  • hacksaw
  • power drill
  • drill bits, including a hole saw
  • screw drivers
  • hammer

For all students:

For the teacher: