EYE LEGO Engineering Design Challenges: Extreme Shelters

Challenge: Your LEGO person has moved to an extremely hot climate! Design a structure that will protect him from the sun and heat. However, he also has family that lives in an extremely cold and snowy climate. Can you design a house for his family that will keep them warm and dry? 

Engineering Goals:  

  • Learn about designing for extreme weather conditions

Leader Instructions/Tips:

  • Show students examples of shelters used by people in these extreme environments before they start building to help them get ideas.