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Try Engineering {Featured Site}

TryEngineering is a STEM-focused site provided by IEEE, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The site offers both students and teachers a wide variety of resources aimed at developing the next generation of engineers:

TryEngineering aims to empower educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators. We provide educators and students with resources, lesson plans, and activities that engage and inspire.

TryEngineering is an initiative from IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.

Try Engineering {Featured Site}

The site offers teachers a variety of lesson plans and activities to incorporate into their curriculum. Lesson plans can be found in the following categories:

  • Buildings and structures.
  • Computing.
  • Electricity and magnetism.
  • Energy.
  • Engineering design.
  • Environments and resources.
  • Human body.
  • Light and heat.
  • Mathematical applications.
  • Motion and forces.
  • Properties of materials.
  • Robotics.
  • Simple machines.
  • Structure of matter.
  • Technology.
  • Weather.

Lesson plans can be downloaded for ease of use. You can search the lesson plan database by category or age.

Students can play engineering-related games, learn more about various branches of engineering, or find a university.

TryEngineering is an excellent resource for those pulling together their own lessons!

Highly recommended.