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
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 instructional activity focuses on using the...
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
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 instructional activity, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed