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Fantastic Contraption Create your own fantastic contraption to solve the puzzle  (K-12)
How Everyday Things Are Made Learn how everyday things are made; from candy bars to airplanes (4-12)
How Stuff Works From automotive to transportation, find out how things work   (7-12)
National Safety Council Injury prevention resources for the workplace  (7-12) arrow


Automotive Encyclopedia An overview of the automobile's basic systems   (9-12)
Automotive Technology Lesson Planning Assistance A wide range of automotive topics including repair, car buying, resources and links  (9-12)
How Cars Work Online lessons on how a car works  (7-12) arrow

Construction / Architecture 

Advanced Building Technologies Ninety technologies and practices that improve the energy and resource efficiency of buildings   (7-12)
Architect Studio 3D Design a house with Frank Lloyd Wright for your client and walk through it in 3D  (7-12)
Building Big Focus is large structures and what it takes to build them; includes Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels; interactive engineering labs  (7-12)
Design Museum Helps teachers stimulate critical and creative thinking related to design
Education Index (Architecture and Design) An index of the best sites related to architecture and design   (7-12)
Education Index(Construction Trades) An index of the best sites related to construction trades   (7-12)
Google Sketchup Free software for creating, modifying, and sharing 3D models (7-12)
Small Blue Printer Design your house plan blueprints online, then take a 3D walkthrough your design, and check out an isometric view and print out your plan  (7-12) arrow

Home Improvement / How To Links 

Do It Yourself Network Cable channel with a wide variety of home improvement topics with plans and instructions  (7-12)
Home and Garden TV Home improvement cable channel (7-12)
Hometime.com Online source of home improvement, remodeling and repair information   (7-12)
SMARTHOME Retailer and Manufacturer of home automation electronics for every aspect of your home; products to make life more convenient, safe, and fun  (7-12) arrow


ASIMO The world's most advanced humanoid robot, created by Honda  (7-12)
NASA Robotics Resources for teachers and students  (7-12)
TechLab Design and build your own robots in the the interactive construction labs and discover the basic skills needed for becoming an expert roboteer  (7-12) arrow
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