2011 – Junior Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer
Junior Mechanical Engineer

These badges are in the same manual, but are not progressive badges.
They do not need to be earn in order.

Badge was released in 2018, but is considered part of the 2011 Girl’s Guide Binder

Instructions to Complete All Badges

Full Online Booklet: GS Fairbanks PDF (Added April 2020)

Mechanical Engineering: Paddle Boat Design Challenge

Five steps are needed to complete this badge:

  1. Explore how paddle boats work
  2. Design and build a rubber band-powered paddle boat
  3. Test your rubber band-powered paddle boat
  4. Analyze and share your results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

Instructions to Complete Paddle Boat

Full instructions: Better Science Recorded Online Course (Added April 2020)

Mechanical Engineering: Balloon Car Design Challenge

Five steps are needed to complete this badge:

  1. Learn about potential and kinetic energy
  2. Design and build a balloon car
  3. Test your balloon-powered car
  4. Analyze and share results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

Instructions to Complete Balloon Car

Full instructions: GSKSMO At Home Steps (Added April 2020)
Full instructions: GSSEF At Home Steps (Added April 2020)
Full instructions: GSCM Recorded Online Course (Added April 2020)
Steps 1 & 2 Video: GSWO Recorded Online Course (Added April 2020)
Steps 3-5 Video: GSWO Recorded Online Course (Added April 2020)
Full instructions: Better Science Recorded Online Course (Added April 2020)
Full instructions: GE Aviation Recorded Online Course(Added April 2020)

Mechanical Engineering: Crane Design Challenge

Five steps are needed to complete this badge:

  1. Explore simple and compound machines
  2. Design and build a crane
  3. Test your crane
  4. Analyze and share your results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

Instructions to Complete Crane Design

Full Instructions: GSEIWI At Home Steps (Added April 2020)
Step 2: PBS Kids Crane Design (Added April 2020)

 

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