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Interactive video lesson plan for: What's an Engineer? Crash Course Kids #12.1

Activity overview:

You've heard of Engineers, I'm sure. But, what are Engineers? Well, it turns out that they're all kinds of people doing all kinds of neat work! Want to be one? Well, join Sabrina in this episode of Crash Course Kids where she talks about what they do and why they do it!

This first series is based on 5th grade science. We're super excited and hope you enjoy Crash Course Kids!

///Standards Used in This Video///
3-5-ETS1-1. Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet?
Crash Course Main Channel: https://www.youtube.com/crashcourse
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse
Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse
Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com

Credits...

Executive Producers: John & Hank Green
Producer & Editor: Nicholas Jenkins
Cinematographer & Director: Michael Aranda
Host: Sabrina Cruz
Script Supervisor: Mickie Halpern
Writer: Kay Boatner
Consultant: Shelby Alinsky
Script Editor: Blake de Pastino

Thought Cafe Team:
Stephanie Bailis
Cody Brown
Suzanna Brusikiewicz
Jonathan Corbiere
Nick Counter
Kelsey Heinrichs
Jack Kenedy
Corey MacDonald
Tyler Sammy
Nikkie Stinchcombe
James Tuer
Adam Winnik

Tagged under: Engineering (Industry),Engineer (Profession),Structural Engineering (Industry),crash ,crash kids,sabrina cruz

2 questions

1. What do engineers want to know and do? (00:00:51)

2. Name something you use that was designed by an engineer. (00:04:13)

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