Type:

Other

Description:

Students experience civil and environmental engineering by planning a housing development in an existing biome, while also protecting the native species that live there. They conduct research, draw plans, make brochures and give presentations, with each team having a member serving as a project manager, civil engineer, environmental engineer and graphic designer. The best designs creatively balance the needs and resources necessary to support both the native species and human infrastructure.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Grade 8,Grade 9,community,planning,project manager,biome,housing development,species,environment,Grade 10,animal,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140919103446318T,Life Science,presentation,Middle School,civil engineer,native species,endangered species,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_928276,brochure,population,ecosystem,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Geoscience,Engineering,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,community planning,Education,environmental engineer

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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