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Earth Rocks!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the basic elements of the Earth's crust: rocks, soils and minerals. They categorize rocks, soils and minerals and how they are literally the foundation for our civilization. They also explore how engineers use rock soils...
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The BEAM Project: Building Efficient Architectural Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology or engineering teams are given a task to design, construct, and test the efficiency of a structure that will foster an even temperature throughout an entire sunny day. Intended as a long-term project, pupils research, plan,...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
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What is a Skyscraper?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Skyscrapers are amazing feats of architectural design that create the iconic skylines of the world's biggest cities. Young architects explore the defining characteristics of these monstrous towers with the first lesson in this four-part...
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Build a Big Wheel

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
What does it take to prepare for a construction project? In an engineering lesson, youngsters examine how a Ferris wheel can turn and carry a load without falling apart. After reading up on big wheel designs, they create a model using...
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Can You Canoe?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
A neat handout immerses learners in the history of canoe making. After reading, small groups of mini engineers work to craft a canoe that will not be immersed! This is an ideal exercise in engineering design for your STEM curriculum or...
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Waterproof that Roof!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Stop the raindrops from getting into the house! Eager engineers learn about roofing history and waterproofing by nanotechnology. They get into groups and work on designing a waterproof roof for a small model house. The accompanying...
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Parsing Worksheet for The Death of Laocoon

For Students 11th - 12th
Latin learners will complete this parsing worksheet for The Death of Laocoon.  With the word provided on the left, learners will identify the part of speech, the word it derives from, and other basic information to demonstrate...
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Understanding the y-Intercept Student Activity Sheet 4

For Students 8th - 10th
Put it all together by exploring the y-interecept. Your algebra class solves six different problems related to defining the y-intercept on a graph. First, they identify which graph illustrate best represents the data in the table and...
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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine what hand tools are used by master craftsmen. In this carpentry lesson, students collaborate to create presentation for the class. They assess their individual contribution to the group.
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Building Up, Breaking Down

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate how rocks are modified into construction materials. In this building up and breaking down lesson plan, students explore what happens to building materials over time and how people modify natural materials. Students...
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A Chair for Mr. Bear

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students listen to Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and work collaboratively to create a chair for a small stuffed animal that will allow it to sit upright and withstand a short drop out of Legos. Students write about the engineering...
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Spaghetti Bridges: Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
Pairs of learners work together in order to simulate how engineers test materials for strength and safety in the real world. They use paper cups and pieces of spaghetti to run strength tests. This excellent worksheet should lead to...
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Electricity and Ohm's Law Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of Ohm's Law and how it is used when finding a solution to an equation. They use properties of equality in order to find the solution for the variable. Students also apply a formula to real life problems...
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Slope As A Rate Of Change

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the use of slope and how it used as a rate of change on the coordinate plane. They write the meaning of slope and apply it to the real life situation of roofers and construction by writing in Math Journals.
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Casting with Plaster

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What a fun lesson! Your class can experience the design and construction process by creating a mold and a duplicate for an engraved image. The lesson is specifically written for learners with visual impairments and allows them to create...
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Construction Project Accountant

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Project Accountant of a construction company talks about her responsibilities as a female working in construction. As a part of the National Association of Women in Construction, she also explains her duties within Magic Camp.
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Monster Physics™

For Students 6th - 12th
Physics fanatics will shriek over this monster-themed construction application! They design an invention with the intention of competing one of 50 missions and test it out with real physics applications. 
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For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Knowing how to mix concrete is a big part of having a construction job. Here vocational learners will go through the types, economy, and uses for concrete. Each slide is rich in text but organized in an easy-to-read style. Images and...
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Wind Effects on Model Building: Pre-Lab for Truss Design and Testing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging engineers perform pre-lab calculations in this first of a three-part lesson on model building. They determine the forces of tension and compression in a truss. After completion of the worksheet, pupils will draw a draft of their...
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Paper Suspension Bridges: You Want Me To Go Up There?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A few class periods will be required to complete this physics investigation with your high schoolers. There is an unavailable video written into the lesson plan, but there is plenty of material here to bridge the gap. Two terrific...
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Everything is Made of Something

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young scientists can use this worksheet to learn about natural resources, as well as what we use them for. A word search prompts pupils to find sixteen words about natural resources.
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Amazing Triangles

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Student scientists investigate triangle structures. In this building lesson plan, learners explore how to design triangle braces in the construction of structures in order to build a stronger base.