Civil Engineering Teacher Resources
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Working Together to Live Together
New ReviewWhose home is it anyway? Design teams plan a housing development in which they must also protect a native species. The teams consist of a project manager, civil engineer, environmental engineer, and graphic designer. Teams present their...
8th - 10th Science
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
17 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Safe City Like a Civil Engineer
Pupils study civil engineering, safety apparatuses in their city, and design their own city. In this civil engineering lesson, students discuss their towns safety apparatuses and define civil engineers. Pupils then design their own town...
K Technology & Engineering
What's an Engineer?
New ReviewWhat is an engineer? Find out in a brief video that explores types of engineers and the three essential questions every engineer asks and answers. Additionally, pupils discover real world engineers that have made an impact on life today,...
4 mins 3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Land Surveying Project
Students explore the concept of drafting. In this drafting lesson, students complete a project involving land surveying. Students refer to survey maps as they use the law of cosines and AutoCAD to construct drawings of the land survey....
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
6th Technology & Engineering