Lesson

Designing a Career in Architecture

Lesson Overview

This lesson provides students with views of the different areas in which an architect may work, depending on the focus of their interests and training.  If a student is comfortable with math and geometry, and also has artistic leanings, a career as an ARCHITECT can be extremely creative, lucrative, and personally satisfying.  

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

Essential Question

What are the different types of architecture needed in today's world?  What are the exact duties of an architect when designing a building, or an outdoor park, and what types of training does one need?  

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

6, 9, 10, 11, 12

Science Social Studies

spiral notebook for collecting architectural designs / making notes
glue, scissors, markers,
magazines 
collected materials to complete BRIDGE PROJECTS [ books, rope, chairs,depending which bridge project is chosen]
MATERIALS TO BUILD MODEL PLAYGROUND.  (Use your imagination and also available materials...be creative!!) 
 

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Lesson Created By: katherinebradley