Goal: developing a pill coating that can withstand the churning actions and acidic environment of the stomach.

Learning outcomes: human digestive system; pharmaceutical engineering; engineer design process

Grade: 5-8 grade

Activity time: 3 hours


Toolbox includes a class set with fifteen (15) individual student kits with all project materials.  

Toolbox also comes with a Teachers Guide that includes: 

  • Lesson Plan
  • Build instructions with photos
  • Extension/Enrichment ideas
  • Parent Participation Note



Engineer a Pill Toolbox


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