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Civil Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #2
9 mins 9th - 12th
You might have Hippodamus of Miletus to thank for your city blocks. An informative video explains the history of civil engineering, from the Pyramid-builder Imhotep to the Greeks (including Hippodamus) and the Romans, and to the first...
Real-Life Math | Civil Engineer
4 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Build the foundations for an solid understanding of volume. Scholars view a video where a civil engineer describes math used in the profession and then poses a volume of cylinders question. They work in pairs to solve the problem and...
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
17 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
What Is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1
10 mins 6th - 12th
So you think you know what engineering is? The first of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series identifies and describes different types of engineering, including military, civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, nuclear,...
Why Do Buildings Fall in Earthquakes?
5 mins 4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are few natural phenomena as startling as an earthquake, and depending on the building you're in, these experiences can be downright terrifying. Follow along as this video explores the factors that determine how a building reacts...