Jump to main content

Civil Engineering Videos (5 results)

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.

Video
Can you build a ball run out of just paper and tape? How long can you make it take the ball to go through the ball run? Try your hand at this fun engineering challenge for K-12 students and you may win a prize for your school or a local nonprofit! More details about the 2022 Fluor Engineering Challenge can be found at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/fluor-challenge-2022?=fromYouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,500 other hands-on science projects, lesson…
Video
Can you build a tower out of just paper and tape? How tall will it be? Can it support a can of food? Try your hand at this fun engineering challenge for K-12 students and you may win a prize for your school or a local nonprofit! More details about the 2021 Fluor Engineering Challenge can be found at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/fluor-challenge?=fromYouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,500 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities…
Video
How easy or difficult is it to build a gingerbread house? It depends on what you want your house to look like. In this video, we will show you how to turn gingerbread house building into a fun STEM activity. You can even add a competitive angle to this challenge by assigning points for different design features and costs for building materials. Can you or your students figure out the best design, geometry, and materials for your gingerbread house to score the most points? Written instructions…
Video
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,…
Video
Can you build a sandcastle that can support the weight of a brick without collapsing? Watch this video to learn a neat trick that you can use to help your sandcastle support more weight. For written instructions for a science fair project using this experiment, see the Science Buddies website: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/CE_p031/civil-engineering/how-much-weight-can-your-sandcastle-hold?from=YouTube. If you just want to do this as a fun activity, see:…
1
Top
Free science fair projects.