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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.

IEEE REACH

IEEE REACH offers a one-stop shop of resources that bring to life the history of technology and engineering in the classroom. Resources include: inquiry unitsprimary and secondary sourceshands-on-activities, and multimedia sources (video and audio). The units have 9 themes: agriculture, manufacturing, materials & structures, energy, communication, transportation, information processing, medicine & healthcare, and warfare.

Lesson Plans

Light Sculpture Sponsored Lesson by KeySight Technologies This challenge encourages students to engage their creative side to design a light sculpture that expresses the personality of the...
Complexity - It's Simple This lesson allows students to learn about complexity through illustrative games, teamwork activities and design tasks. Students will gain an intuitive understanding...
Get Connected With Ohm's Law This lesson plan demonstrates Ohm’s Law (E = I x R). Students use digital multimeters to collect data that are plotted...
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...
Laser Creations: Designing and Producing a Custom ID Tag Using vector-based graphic design software and an Epilog Laser cutter/engraver, students will learn to design and produce...
Two Button Buzzer Circuit This lesson plan explores an everyday situation, where either two or more buttons can ring a buzzer. Students learn how this type...
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