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

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

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.

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".