WELCOME TO BACKYARD ENGINEERS!
Create the ultimate catapult and launch water balloons at your neighbors! Customize different mechanical elements of the catapult, manipulating movement, accuracy, range, and damage to drench even the most evasive of targets. Each level of the game is a unique puzzle that challenges players to find the fastest and most efficient way to soak their neighbors!
HOW TO ACCESS
Backyard Engineers EDU includes access to the game, standards-aligned curriculum, and teacher dashboard for student progress tracking through a Filament Learning account. To sign up for a Filament Learning account, visit filamentgames.com/register.
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Learn how to define engineering problems in terms of the criteria and constraints of a given task.
- Learn how to develop, test, and modify engineering solutions based on test results.
- Learn how to optimize a design by selecting the characteristics that perform best individually across a series of tasks.
- Create a model for generating data that allows for iterative testing of an object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
QUESTIONS, FEEDBACK AND SUPPORT
If you need assistance setting up, playing your game, or are just in the mood for an interesting conversation, please contact the friendly folks on our Customer Service team at email@example.com!