Engineering and Construction Activities for the Classroom
Architecture Projects for Kids
Any kid can become an architect or engineer--all it takes is simple household materials and a creative mind. Try the activities and projects in these fun books.
Build A Geodesic Dome Model
Step by step instructions, with diagrams, from Trevor Blake.
Build It and Bust It
This nifty site designed for younger readers will let you design a structure with beams and joints and then test the load it can support. Also share your creation with others and see their designs.
Build a Bridge
From the Public Broadcasting television show, Nova, this site lets you build your own bridge based on four different scenarios. Great learning experience.
PCS Edventures (PCSV)
This is a commercial site selling instructional kits for K-12 students, including homeschool communities. Lessons focus on engineering, technology literacy skills, communications, problem solving, and teamwork. Kits include a Robotics Afterschool Lab and the pricey "mobile lab packed with thousands of fischertechnik building elements."