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Learn about architecture around the world including how the St. Louis Gateway Arch was built, Hoover Dam, famous architects, and stories about the people who built them. There are sites with lesson plans on how to teach students to draw floor plans, make blue prints, and draw their own architectural plans. Also included are several pictures of famous structures, lists of architecture books, and glossaries of words.
This website combines math and architecture. Click on "Floor Plan Your Classroom" for instructions on how to create a floorplan. The "More Architivities" section includes other architecture activities. NOTE: This site includes links to other websites with discussion boards.
This great site for young students has information about what architects do, what building materials can be used, a list of architecture words, and more. There is a link with stories for students about how architects built famous structures.
This page has information about the architect's life and work. Includes drawings of the floorplans of his buildings. There are lesson plan ideas in the "Resources" section. NOTE: This site links to websites with discussion boards.
Start the tour from the Prehistoric Era all the way to the present times. Click on the book icon to find answers on how to become an architect. Click on the question mark icon to play a trivia. NOTE: The site has a discussion forum.
This site has tutorials where kids can learn how to interpret drawings and create architect plans. In the "Article" section kids can learn about famous architects, view historical timeline, photographs of architecture periods, and take quizzes.
NOTE: The site has a guestbook.
Click on the links to find out more about Buddhist architecture. Includes photographs and information about how these structures were built. Famous art includes Borobodur Temple, the Buddha image, Hand Mudras, and Tibetan art.
The site has interactive timeline and world map, photographs and articles about renowned architects. Here kids can learn about architecture and solve online puzzle. NOTE: The site has 3D models that require VRML 2 plug-in. NOTE: The site links to sites with discussion boards and pop-up ads.