Here you can download the Research worksheets for the students. They are pdf files which you can print out and fill in with pencils or markers.
With all the Research worksheets, children can work alone or in pairs. They are led by questions, to investigate a problem or a theme further.
The worksheet is designed to be playful, there are no wrong answers.
In principal work sheets are independent of the theme and can be used within different themes or projects.

Depending on the time available the teacher can advise how deep the research can go.
The objective of the second step: research is for:


>Students to explore the theme from their own perspective.
>Students narrow down the theme to an aspect they want to 'ideate' on.
>Students learn more about the context of the theme. discover know facts and information.
>Students learn more about the inventions done and technologies in used in the theme area.


Below you will find:

>INTERVIEW worksheet

>EMPATHY worksheets

                          Click on the image to download the PDF worksheet.

                          Click on the image to download the PDF worksheet.

1. User Interview
The user interview is a typical design thinking tool. It's logical if you are designing something for a particular person or group of people to interview them and ask for their opinions and experiences.

Using this tool children will learn:
 - How to conduct an interview
-  Gain understanding of the importance of asking people for their opinions and ideas.
-  How to use the gathered information
-  As an advanced learning goal, children can devise their own interview questions, in the beginning they can use the set questions.

Empathy Worksheets

The Empathy worksheet is a powerful tool with which you can place yourself in the shoes of another person, children too.  It often reveals insights and perspectives you hadn't thought of before.

Using this tool children will learn:
- to place themselves in another persons shoes
- to reflect on what they already know about a person or group of people
- that there is always another way of seeing things
- that they now have a tool for exploring other ways of being in the world.

How to use the Empathy Worksheets:
The sheets are largely self-explanatory.
You can help the child or group of children working on the sheet by making sure they have a clear person or group of people chosen for whom they are doing the worksheet for. You can assist the children is they have trouble getting started by giving some suggestions for the type of answers, they are looking for. 
Remember, there are no wrong answers.

Download the sheets here:
 

Empathy Sheet for a boy or man
If you are doing a project for a boy or a group of boys. (It can also be adult men)(in english)

Empathy Sheet for a girl or lady
If you are doing a project for a girl or a group of girls. (It can also be adult women, ladies)(in english)

Empathie Kaart voor jongen of man
Als je werkt aan een project voor een jongen of een groep jongens. (Mag ook mannen zijn) (in het Nederlands)

Empathie Kaart voor een meisje of vrouw.
Als je werkt aan een project voor een meisje of een groep meisjes. (Mag ook vrouwen zijn) (in het Nederlands)