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Exploring Careers: Landscape Architect - Career Simulation

$4.00

Details

Audience
Homeschool, Student
Grade
6th, 7th, 8th
Resource Type
Activities, Projects, Research
Pages
14 Pages
Subject
Architecture, Computer, Vocational

Description

Learning about Careers – Landscape Architecture Simulation project gives students an opportunity to experience what Landscape Architects actually do. This is perfect for a technology, business or marketing class, or a class that focuses on careers. Students use Web 2.0 tools such as: (Plan a Garden, Gardena, Small Blue Print Planner (download, online version coming soon), or Sketchup to design an amazing outdoor area for a home. This project was created for a grade 7-8 Career Exploration class, but could easily be adapted for older students.


Materials Required

· Access to computers for each student (or pair of students)

· Internet access

· Access to Sketchup (CAD software – free download) - optional


Project Duration (approximate)

· Introduction to Landscape Architecture Careers (video and PowerPoint Presentation) – .75 to 1 (50 minute) class period(s)

· Creation and landscape design project – 1.5 – 2 (50 minute) class periods

Files Included with this Lesson

• Teacher & Student Notes and Resources

• PowerPoint Presentation (teacher led introduction to the career)

• Landscape Design Simulation Lesson Expectations, Instructions and Rubric

• Sample Designs
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Exploring Careers: Landscape Architect - Career Simulation

$4.00