Links about Materials & Mechanics
- How Stuff Works
HowStuffWorks is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your creations.
- Lesson Plan: Stable and Unstable Structures
Terrific lesson plan from Discovery Education for middle school and high school students.
- NOVA Classroom Activities: Structures
Lesson plans and activities related to structures
- STEM Exploratory: Bridge Design Challenge for grade 8
- Teach Engineering
A searchable, web-based digital library collection populated with standards-based engineering curricula for use by K-12 teachers and engineering faculty to make applied science and math (engineering) come alive in K-12 settings.
Wonderville is a fun, interactive destination for kids to discover the exciting world of science. This award-winning site encourages exploration and curiosity, while helping kids discover how much fun science can be.