Lesson Plans

Try this experiment to learn about problem solving as it relates to Computer Science. (Grades 9-12)
Learn how to create and send secret messages.
(Grades 9 -12)
Conduct a sink or float experiment and the test buoyancy by building Lego boats.
(Grades K – 4)

Other Topics to Explore

Read more about refrigeration on ships and try this experiment.
Learn about marine engineering.

Secondary Sources

Click here to download the pdf of Fulfillment of Three Remarkable Philosophies Relating to the Development of Steamboat Navigation and Railroad Transportation, “Improvements in Steamboat Construction.”

Additional Resources

How Steam Engines Work by Marshall Brain.

PBS Learning Media resources for engineering and technology for 11th and 12th grade.