Civil engineering is a field for problem solvers. From setting up water systems for drinking and irrigation to major transportation systems like highways, airports, subways, and railroads, civil engineers take on big challenges. In today's world, civil engineers also face big challenges: providing the modern infrastructure for a growing human population, and finding ways to do this that are environmentally sound, safe, and cost-effective. Experience what it is like, on a smaller scale, to tackle these problems.

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Can you build a wall from toothpicks to protect the houses from rising sea levels and waves in this fun activity? Written instructions and an NGSS-aligned classroom lesson plan are available on the Science Buddies website: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/storm-surge-wave-seawall-challenge?from=YouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12 parents, students,…
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