Our K-12 lesson plans seek to provide educators with tools and interactive activities that enrich students’ learning of transportation-related topics.
This three-lesson curriculum, designed to accompany our Gridlock Buster traffic control game, helps students learn many fundamental topics related to traffic control and engineering. The lessons feature instructional materials and hands-on activities and emphasize how ever-evolving technologies help measure and model traffic flow.
The Great Dinkytown Bridge Challenge: An At-Home STEM Activity
Spaghetti Bridge Building Activity
Wooden Bridge Building Activity
Beavers: Natural Civil Engineers
This activity helps students identify how beavers are natural engineers by exploring how they make dams. It includes an activity that allows studnets to create and design a dam to employ civil engineering and architectural principles.
These transportation safety lesson plans, developed by the Roadway Safety Institute, seek to provide K-12 educators with tools to enrich their students’ learning of transportation- and safety-related topics through interactive activities.
Retro-Reflectivity and Pedestrian Safety
- For middle/high school: curriculum (PDF) and PowerPoint (PDF)
- For elementary school: curriculum (PDF) and PowerPoint (PDF)
- "No White at Night" video (MP4)