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Questions for Inquiry:
- What are current trends in architecture?
- What architectural careers are available today?
- Who were influential architects throughout time?
- What are different types of architectural design?
- What are different global trends in architecture?
- How does architectural design differ among the states in the United States?
- How has architecture changed through the ages?
- Over the centuries, what types of architecture became prominent?
- What caused different trends in architecture?
Careers in Architecture -- Exploration Worksheet
Career Research Worksheet
This worksheet is normally used with seniors at the beginning of the school year; however, it is easily modified, and can be used with any grade, for any type of career exploration.
Architecture Careers -- Books
Careers in Architecture and Construction by
Call Number: ARC 720.23 S
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Architecture and construction are among the fastest-growing job sectors in the United States. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at architecture and construction jobs ranging from electricians to landscape architects to surveyors.
Green Careers in Building and Landscaping by
Call Number: ARC 720 G
Publication Date: 2010-09-21
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), millions of dollars have been allocated to improve energy efficiency in building construction. ARRA's substantial federal investments in building and retrofitting are likely to become a major source of revenue for suppliers of "green" products and services: For example, under ARRA, the government has authorized $4.5 billion alone for "greening" federal buildings. Clearly, building and large-scale landscaping businesses that invest in sustainable practices are poised for great success-and with success comes the need to increase the workforce. Peterson'sGreen Careers in Building and Landscaping is your one-stop resource for entry into the burgeoning green building sector. Selling Points: 1. Target markets: a.) environmentally conscious workers seeking careers in sustainable building and landscaping; b.) job seekers considering a career switch to sustainable building or landscaping; c.) skilled tradespeople and professionals seeking green jobs that do not require an advanced degree; d.) employees in building or landscaping industries hoping to advance as the field develops sustainable practices 2. Profiles of specific professional and skilled labor jobs in building and landscaping, with current data on work environments, career paths, earning potential, and education/licensure/training/certification requirements for each job 3. The latest on building and landscaping job trends and areas where jobs are most plentiful, with tips on where and how to search for jobs 4. Profiles of four- and two-year colleges that offer green programs of study, with data on degrees/programs available, costs and financial aid, admissions and application requirements, and green campus organizations and projects 5. Listings of union programs offering training/retraining for skilled workers 6. Review of government funding available for workplace training in building and landscaping
Call Number: ARC 620 W
Becoming an Architect by
Call Number: ARC 720.23 W
Publication Date: 2009-12-02
What do architects do? What are the educational requirements for architects? What does an architectural internship involve? How does one become a licensed architect? What is the future of the architectural profession? If you're considering a career in architecture, start with this highly visual guide to preparing for and succeeding in the profession. Through fascinating interviews with working professionals in the field, Becoming An Architect, Second Edition gives you an inside view of what it takes to be an architect, including an overview of the profession, educational requirements, design specialties from which to choose, the job search, registration requirements, and the many directions in which a career in architecture can go. Expanded and revised to include the most current issues that are impacting architects' work, such as BIM and integrated practice, this essential guide will prepare you for successfully entering this competitive yet rewarding profession.
Careers in Architecture by
Call Number: ARC 720 C
Publication Date: 2008-10-09
Ideal for college students or anyone ready to go back to school, this series explores specific areas ofinterest and helps job seekers determine which job in that field suits them. Breaks down specific educational requirements and additional training Surveys the salaries and job opportunities to help seekers find the perfect match
Introduction to Robotics Research Rubric
Introduction to Engineering Paper Rubric
This rubric is used for the freshmen paper for the Introduction to Robotics course. Students research different engineering fields, many of which deal with architecture and design.
Introduction to Robotics -- Books
Call Number: ARC 628 M
Top STEM Careers in Math by
Call Number: ARC 510.23 B
Publication Date: 2014-07-15
Students interested in math are often adept problem-solvers with essential critical thinking skills that can complement countless other fields of study and that are useful in a wide range of careers. Readers will learn how a background in math can be chan
Top STEM Careers in Engineering by
Call Number: ARC 620 H
Publication Date: 2014-07-15
Engineers blend logic and precision with imagination, and science and math principles with vision and foresight, to create solutions for some of society's most pressing problems. From information technology to medicine, public transportation to space trav
Aerodynamics Design -- Research Paper Rubric
Aerodynamics Design -- Books
What Makes Airplanes Fly? by
Call Number: REF 629.1323 W
Publication Date: 1998-03-23
Dealing with aerodynamics in the broadest sense, this book discusses, in addition to aeroplanes, the aerodynamics of cars and birds, and the motion of diverse objects through air and water. The fundamental notions of mechanics and fluid dynamics are clearly explained, while the underlying science is discussed rigorously, but using only elementary mathematics, and then only occasionally. To put the science into its human context, the author describes -- with many illustrations -- the history of human attempts to fly and discusses the social impact of commercial aviation as well as the outlook for future developments. This new edition has been brought up to date throughout; solutions to selected exercises have been added, as have new problems and other study aids.
Planes, Jets and Helicopters by
Publication Date: 1993-10-22
Paper aeroplane maker, John Bringhurst, presents fold-by-fold, illustrated instructions for 25 creative aeroplane designs. A long-winged glider, rounded-wing aircraft, a biplane, Delta Wing, Stealth Bomber, hornet, aerobatic jet and several chopper variations are included.
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