Lesson Plans for National Engineers Week from PBS TeacherLine
This week is all about tinkering, hammering, sketching, measuring, analyzing, and experimenting. Why? Because it’s National Engineers Week! Use these resources to show your students why engineering matters!
Grades 6-12 | Collection | Materials Science
Join technology columnist David Pogue as he delves hands-first into the field of materials science. Find out which materials he thinks will play a role in shaping the future.
The Catapult Project
Grades 5-12 | Video | Engineering Design
IDEA ALERT: This 6-week catapult design project introduces students to engineering design, probability, and the laws of motion and forces. Watch how it unfolds!
Grades 4-8 | Video | Career Profile
Victoria Garcia is an aerospace engineer at NASA’s Virtual Environments Lab. See how she is using virtual-reality to design a more comfortable deep-space habitat for astronauts.