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.
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Architecture Drawing/ Door And Window Schedules
Students engage in the study of door and window schedules while focusing on the headings. They practice drawing the plans for installing windows and doors into a home and cover the process of ordering supplies and arranging installation.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Bulbs and . . . Shrubs
Viewers are introduced to the differences among annual, biennial, and perennial plants. Several plant guides are recommended.The authors focus on important considerations for designing a garden: light, heat, soil, water drainage, and...
11th - Higher Ed Science
Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction
Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific lesson, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Creating Architectural Drawings with Computer Aided Drafting
There is nothing more enjoyable than a good old fashioned engineering and design project. Kids explore architectural drawing by analyzing the San Antonio Missions using autoCad software. The lesson focuses on using the software to aid in...
8th - 12th Technology & Engineering
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Students explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture lesson, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center. Students choose and evaluate three possible...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts