Next Generation of Engineers

A 6th-8th Grade Engineering Program at Wheeling High School

GREEN ARCHITECTURE (G.A.)

In this course, students will explore the exciting and innovative world of modernized construction practices. Students will discover how "Green Architecture" affects building styles, costs, and our own environment. The goal of this class is to introduce students to the basic practices of architecture and construction technologies with a focus on energy efficient design. 

Projects & Activities May Include the Following Technologies:

  • 3-Dimensional Computer Aided Design
  • Prototyping Architectural Models with a Laser Cutter/Engraver
  • Design and Construction of a "Green Roof"
  • Exploring Heat Transfer and Energy Efficiency with Insulation