Active Time
20-30 minutes
Total Project Time
Up to 1 day
Key Concepts
Production engineering
 A pile of dirty laundry in a basket

Introduction

Do you hate doing the dishes, folding laundry, or cleaning up your room? Do you wish you could figure out a way to get these tasks done faster? Figure out how as you take on the role of a production engineer in this fun activity!

Credits

Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
This activity is not appropriate for use as a science fair project. Good science fair projects have a stronger focus on controlling variables, taking accurate measurements, and analyzing data. To find a science fair project that is just right for you, browse our library of over 1,200 Science Fair Project Ideas or use the Topic Selection Wizard to get a personalized project recommendation.

Materials

  • The materials required for this activity will depend on the task you pick. See the Procedure section.
  • You can do this activity alone or with a group of people.
  • Use a clock or stopwatch to measure how long it takes you to complete a task.

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Active Time
20-30 minutes
Total Project Time
Up to 1 day
Key Concepts
Production engineering
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