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Building the Future

Learn what goes behind the scenes from inception to completion, and you might find a new career path for yourself!

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

12-15 hours

Course Modules

• Who is an Architect? • Hands-on• Architecture vs Construction • Victorian Architecture • Hands-on• Victorian Cardboard House Using Recycling Material • Hands-on• Tower Trouble • The Colosseum• Roman Architecture! • Hands-on• Cardboard Colosseum • Oliver is a Workaholic • Hands-on• Computer• Aided Design • Hands-on• Hydraulic Elevator

Learning Outcomes

• Identify the fascinating details of an architect’s job • Be able to identify the difference between an architect and a construction worker • Know about several different styles used in Victorian architecture • Build a famous model of the Tower of Pisa • Identify different types of hidden passages in the architecture of the Colosseum • Learn about safety instructions at a construction site

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

Do you ever wonder who is responsible for the spaces in your city? The parks, buildings, houses, roads, and more… Architects

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Construction Worker

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My son absolutely loved the handson activities in this course! He learned so much about architecture and now wants to be an architect when he grows up. Highly recommend it! Laura S.

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