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The Podcast: Engineering - Because Dreams Need Doing: What is the engineering design process is a segment of the entire Web Seminar: Engineering: Because Dreams Need Doing, February 19, 2009. The podcast is 8 minutes 8 seconds in duration.
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In the source Web Seminar, Mike Mooney, Assistant Professor at Colorado School of Mines, gave an overview on how engineers are involved in the design process of materials. This process lends itself to the inquiry and project based learning in your classroom since it involves identifying needs and problems, investigating and gathering information on these needs, and then testing and modifying models based on analysis of design solutions.