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Mathematics Alive: Environment and Design of Human Habitats
Third graders explore the structural composition of buildings and houses. In this math lesson, 3rd graders explain how architecture is related to mathematics. They create a blueprint of a structure with at least three different spaces.
3rd Technology & Engineering 7 Views 47 Downloads
Chemical Engineering: About This Job
Students determine the skills that are necessary to be a chemical engineer. In this job and chemical engineering lesson plan, students research the skills that are needed for this job and how those skills are related to their curriculum of studies.
8th - 10th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 10 Downloads
Design Your Perfect Career
Students incorporate the design process to create their own perfect job or career. In this career design lesson, students develop questions to research for a future career choice. Students brainstorm about their personal skills to use in their perfect career and use the Internet to complete a personality assessment as well as a career exploration.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 12 Views 64 Downloads
Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design
Young scholars investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Young scholars design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 19 Downloads
It's Not Conjecture, Look! It's Architecture!
Young scholars examine how architecture reflects historical time periods. They conduct research on the History Detectives website, complete a fact sheet, sequence photographs of different architectural styles, and create an illustration of a house.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Careers in Scientific and Technical Visualization
Students research a career path in scientific and technical visualization. They prepare a Career Web Page about the career path they chose. The web pages be compiled into an electronic resource for future students.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 5 Downloads
Designing a Playground!
Students design their own playground equipment. For this design lesson, students take pictures of equipment they like and make a class pictograph of their favorite ones. They investigate the design, research equipment around the world, and talk with experts.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 32 Views 82 Downloads
Career Awareness on the Internet / Inspiration
Students choose an employment opportunity from a list of jobs. Next, students research their job and an employment application form on the Internet. With partners, students create journals describing the job qualifications, salaries, and benefits.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 23 Downloads
Students examine interactions within the environment and environmental engineering careers. They discuss and view photos of natural and manmade environments, explore various websites, create a web to identify interactions between living and non-living parts of an environment, and analyze a Moebius strip.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering 4 Views 6 Downloads
Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson plan in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main structural components of these massive buildings.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Designing, Creating and Testing Waterslides: A Bums-on Approach
Learners work in groups to research, design, and create model water park using line segment theories coordinate. They produce individual design portfolios that include their ideas and opinions, design solutions, sketches and research notes.
7th - 10th Math 11 Views 130 Downloads
Students use the glossary/dictionary and a partner to make flashcards of the important architectural terms and their definitions. Study them, present them to the teacher, and answer 5 correctly. This activity is part of a layered curriculum unit.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
A Tour in Sustainability
Students explore two LEED certified green buildings. They examine what is the LEED certification process and what constitutes a green building. They tour via the internet two LEED certified green buildings, while comparing and contrasting each building's design and its relation to their own homes or school building.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Architecture: Homes All Around
Young scholars listen to a book, "This is My House" and sing a song to the tune of Home on the Range. They use the internet to view examples of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture. Students take pictures of architectural details of their homes or communities and use these as a basis for a writing assignment.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 40 Downloads
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career.
9th - 12th Language Arts 137 Views 311 Downloads
Gingerbread Architecture: An Exploration and Engineering
Eighth graders design and build a gingerbread house. In this technology lesson, 8th graders research the important components of a house. They evaluate the strength of their design and suggest modifications when necessary.
8th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 52 Downloads