Design Thinking Process - Empathising

In this lesson students understand design thinking as a process for solving problems creatively. Students explore the design thinking process of empathising and seek to understand more about the users and the problem they are trying to solve. This particular lesson explores reducing litter through the design brief although the activities can be used to empathise with any design.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Design thinking, Impact and interactions
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Design a user interface for a digital system

Keywords Think like an inventor, Ideation, Design brief, Empathy, User needs, Problem solving
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs HASS, STEM



Creative Commons Attribution 4.0, unless otherwise indicated.