Appropriate Technology

Seminar 1 Presentation Topics

Lesson Plan

A list of prevalent topics in the field of poverty, development and appropriate technology for group projects.

Root causes of poverty – Ghana case study

Case Study

Learn about the many complex root causes of poverty

Multi-function platform design challenge

Design criteria

Lesson Plan

The challenge is to create a Multi-Function Platform

Multi-function platform design challenge

Supplemental presentation

Slideshow

The challenge is to create a Multi-Function Platform

Peanut processing in rural Bangladesh

Case Study

You have been contracted to work on a rural livelihoods project

Root causes of poverty

Facilitator's guide

Lesson Plan

Learn about the many complex root causes of poverty; supplemental Ghana case study

Irrigation and You

Resource Package for Engineering Design Course

Lesson Plan

The project introduction will last for 10-15 mins and can be given by a classroom instructor or by a EWB member.

Irrigation and You

Student handout

Lesson Plan

Students will design and build an irrigation system using provided materials

Major Design Project

Design Contract

Lesson Plan

Engineering Solutions for a Global Community

Impact of Technology on Society

Assignment Essay

Lesson Plan

Students are asked to analyze case studies: "collecting fog on el tofo" and "shea nuts in west africa".