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LESSON PLANS

Engage students in engineering with easy to use lesson plans

Teach Engineering Through Simple & Engaging Activities

Explore IEEE Try Engineering’s database of lesson plans to teach engineering concepts to your students, aged 4 to 18. Explore areas such as lasers, LED lights, flight, smart buildings, and more through our activities. All lesson plans are provided by teachers like you and are peer reviewed.

Our lesson plans are easy to use and include student handouts and worksheets to print out. Select a category or an age range below to find lessons suitable for your students. If you have used any of our lessons, we want your feedback so please complete the survey below.

Lesson Plans

Lesson explores computer programming and the impact of computers on society. Students build and test a program to turn a light on and off using an Arduino board. They connect...
This lesson demonstrates the power of mass production. Students work in teams to design, construct, test, and redesign an assembly line to manufacture a product as quickly and efficiently as...
Lesson Focus This lesson focuses on the basics of electricity and magnetism. It begins by outlining the work of some of the early experimenters and the...
Be a Scanning Probe Microscope This lesson explores how these microscopes gauge the surface of materials at the nano level. Students work in teams to learn...
This lesson is intended to provide very young students with a basic understanding of how the system of binary numbers works.
Lesson focuses on the concept of Biomimicry and students learn how engineers have incorporated structures and methods from the living world in products and solutions for all industries. Students then...
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