Programs, events, and web-based tools to interest students in exploring math, engineering, science, and technology related to transportation.
This free two-week summer day camp at the University of Minnesota introduces students in grades 7–9 to the many aspects of the transportation field.
K-12 Lesson Plans
Our K-12 lesson plans seek to provide educators with tools and interactive activities that enrich students’ learning of transportation-related topics.
- Spaghetti Bridge Building
- Wooden Bridge Building
K-12 Games and Curricula
- Gridlock Buster game
- Driver Distraction curriculum
- K-12 transportation safety lesson plans from the Roadway Safety Institute
The Minnesota Local Road Research Board has sponsored a website for kids to describe 9 different disciplines within civil engineering. The site also features a brief animated video titled Careers in Civil Engineering.
Your future in transportation
In 2020, the Transportation Research Board produced a video, Your future in transportation, to "help excite and attract people to the industry."